Dental benefits expand on July 1, 2016: Adults may qualify for more OHP dental services

Dear Columbia Pacific CCO member, On July 1, 2016, the following dental services will be available for adults age 21 and older:

  • Full dentures every 10 years and partial dentures every 5 years, if recommended by your dentist, no matter how long you’ve been without teeth
  • Care for gum disease (periodontia) every six months
  • Special cleaning or periodontal (gum disease) cleaning every two years
  • Stainless steel crowns for molars (back teeth)

What does this mean for you?

You’re getting more benefits! Adults already have basic dental care that includes exams, cleanings, fluoride, fillings and tooth removals. Starting on July 1, we also will pay for the services above if your dentist thinks you need them.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this letter or dental care, please call your dentist or your dental plan. Phone numbers can be found on the other side of this letter. If you aren’t sure who your dental plan is, it is listed on your Columbia Pacific CCO ID card.

You may also call Columbia Pacific CCO Customer Service if you need more help. The toll-free number is at the bottom of this letter.

Need a dentist?

If you need help finding a dentist, please call your dental plan first. You may also call Columbia Pacific CCO Customer Service if you need more help.

Your teeth are important. We hope you will get the dental care that you need!

Sincerely,
Customer Service
Columbia Pacific CCO

You can get this letter in another language, large print, or another way that is best for you. Call 1-855-722-8206 (TTY 7-1-1).

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