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News and Announcements

Check back often to view information to help you and your practice, along with updates about our plans.

New BlueMedicare Plans to Include Dental Allowance

Florida Blue is preparing to introduce new Medicare Advantage (MA) allowance plans, effective January 1, 2024, that will include significant allowances for dental services. Members will be required to…

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New BlueMedicare Preferred Plans to Include Flex Dollars

Florida Blue is introducing two new Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, effective January 1, 2024, that will include significant allowances for dental expenses as well as a flex benefit. The flex benefit…

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Medicare Advantage and Original Medicare: Know the Difference

Medicare Advantage plans differ from Original Medicare plans, which CMS offers. Medicare Advantage plans are offered by a private insurer and have benefits not typically included in Original Medicare.…

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Updates to Services Included in Oral Health for Overall Health

In an effort to continually improve the value and effectiveness of our Oral Health for Overall HealthSM program, we’ve updated some of the services offered:

  • D4355 (the removal of plaque and tartar

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Silver Diamine Fluoride is Now a Covered Benefit

We’re pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2024, code D1354 (interim caries arresting medicament application-per tooth) will become a covered benefit for most BluDental plans. The treatment…

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More Claims Payment Options Coming Soon

We’re committed to providing the tools and resources you need to better serve your patients and practice. That now includes offering more ways to receive payments, including faster, more efficient…

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Oral Health for Overall Health and Medicare Advantage

Oral Health for Overall HealthSM has been shown to greatly improve the overall health of enrolled members and to significantly lower inpatient health care costs. This is especially true for Medicare…

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Register for the Third Annual Medical-dental Integration Symposium

Registration is now open for the Third Annual Florida Combined Life-Florida Blue Foundation Medical-dental Integration (MDI) Symposium, scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, from 2 to 6 p.m. EDT.…

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Florida Dental Convention

The 2023 Florida Dental Convention (FDC2023) is right around the corner. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating this year’s theme, Launching Dentistry Forward. The convention runs from June 29-July 1…

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Dental Records Request

As part of our Quality Assurance and Utilization Management program, we conduct periodic audits of dental records to assess the delivery of necessary and appropriate care. As a result, you may receive…

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2023 Fee Schedules Are Now in Effect

The 2023 fee schedules for all BlueDental plans are now in effect. You’ll be prompted to log in to a secure site by using your Type 1 national provider identifier (NPI) number to access the schedules.…

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New Claims Submission Mailing Address

Please note that we have a new claims submission mailing address. Claims for all BlueDental plans (except FEP, GRID, and prepaid plans) submitted by mail should be sent to: 

FCL Dental
P.O. Box 69436

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