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Delta Dental awarded contract to provide voluntary benefits for eligible veterans
Delta Dental of California announced its selection by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a dental benefits provider for the new Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Program.
New director of Professional Services named
Preddis Sullivan, DDS, is the new director of Professional Services for Delta Dental of California and affiliates.
For our customers and dentists in areas affected by recent natural disasters
Delta Dental will do everything possible to ensure dental health needs continue to be met for those affected by recent fires in California and floods in Colorado.
National Healthy Aging Month reminder from Delta Dental
September is National Healthy Aging Month, and Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental Insurance Company, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and their affiliated companies remind people during this time that regular dental visits and good oral health habits are crucial for people as they grow older, especially those with serious health conditions.
Delta Dental grant program recognizes 65 outstanding dental school students
Sixty-five outstanding dental school students received more than $200,000 in grants this year from Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and affiliated companies. The recipients of this year’s F. Gene Dixon Student Leadership Awards represent 20 different dental schools in 11 states plus the District of Columbia.
Delta Dental selected to provide coverage in California health exchange
Delta Dental of California is one of six companies named by Covered California™ that will make affordable dental coverage available to children up to 19 years old in California's health exchange.
For our customers and dentists in areas affected by the Black Forest fire in Colorado
Delta Dental will do everything possible to ensure dental health needs continue to be met for those affected by the Black Forest fire in Colorado.
For our customers and dentists in areas affected by recent severe weather
Delta Dental will do everything possible to ensure dental health needs continue to be met, in spite of any disruptions caused by recent storms and severe weather in the Midwest and Central Midwest.
Delta Dental names Michael Hankinson new senior VP of Legal and chief compliance officer
Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and their affiliates today announced the promotion of Michael Hankinson to senior vice president of their Legal division and his appointment as chief compliance officer.
Delta Dental Insurance Company receives award for community service activities
South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents Hispanic Leadership Award to Delta Dental Insurance Company for its involvement with Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Delta Dental reminder: Good oral health habits start early
Delta Dental’s 2013 Children’s Oral Health Survey shows that some oral health habits fall short of what’s recommended by dentists.
Delta Dental wins TRDP renewal
Delta Dental of California was awarded a new five-year, $2.6 billion contract to administer the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP).
New DeltaCare USA plans available in Texas
Eight new DeltaCare USA plans are now available in Texas for client groups of two people or more.
Delta Dental awards grant to Miami dental program
Delta Dental Insurance Company awarded a $10,000 grant to Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation to help fund its dental program.
Delta Dental system named industry’s best
For the seventh time, the nationwide Delta Dental system received the Readers’ Choice Award from Benefits Selling magazine for best dental carrier.
Delta Dental already compliant with new PA non-covered services law
Current claims processing guidelines have been aligned with SB 1144 since 2011.
Delta Dental names new board chairman
Becky Patel is the new chairman of Delta Dental of California’s Board of Directors.
National Diabetes Month reminder
During National Diabetes Month, Delta Dental encourages people with diabetes to make regular dentist visits.
For our customers and dentists in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy
Delta Dental will do everything possible to ensure dental health needs continue to be met, in spite of any disruptions caused by this storm.
Delta Dental grant program recognizes 65 outstanding dental school students
Delta Dental presented more than $200,000 to 65 students, representing 20 dental schools in 10 states and the District of Columbia.
Celebrate your smile!
September is a great time to celebrate a lifetime of healthy smiles. That’s the theme of a wellness campaign launched this month by our group of Delta Dental companies.
Hurricane Isaac update
The State of Louisiana issued Emergency Rule 26 as a result of Hurricane Isaac.
Tropical Storm Isaac/Hurricane Isaac update
For our enrollees, dentists and client groups in areas affected by Tropical Storm Isaac/ Hurricane Isaac, rest assured Delta Dental will do everything possible to ensure dental health needs continue to be met, in spite of any disruptions caused by this storm.
Ohio issues declaration regarding premium payments
The State of Ohio issued an emergency declaration regarding premium payments for those affected by the recent storms in that state.
U.S. Supreme Court upholds key provisions of health care law
The United States Supreme Court upheld the heath care law that will extend health care to most uninsured Americans. The ruling allows the government to continue implementing the health care law, which takes full effect in 2014.
Delta Dental names Melissa Fullerton vice president of western region sales
Delta Dental Insurance Company announced today the promotion of Melissa Fullerton to vice president of sales for its western region.
Delta Dental selected as dental benefits administrator for State of Montana employees
Delta Dental Insurance Company announces its selection as the new dental benefits administrator for State of Montana employees.
Delta Dental names Robert Budd vice president of Mid-Atlantic sales
Our Mid-Atlantic region has a new VP of Sales. Robert Budd, most recently VP of Sales for our Western region, now oversees sales activity in our Eastern states.
A.M. Best upgrades financial strength rating for Delta Dental
A.M. Best upgraded the financial strength rating outlook for Delta Dental of California and Delta Dental Insurance Company (A-) and Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and its affiliate company, Delta Dental of New York (B++).
Delta Dental promotes Rick Doering to senior vice president of Human Resources
Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental Insurance Company and their affiliates today announced the promotion of Rick Doering to senior vice president of Human Resources.
Delta Dental promotes Michael Hankinson to VP of Compliance/Regulatory
Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and their affiliates today announced the promotion of Michael Hankinson to vice president of Compliance and Regulatory.

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