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Dental Insurance

The College offers full-time faculty, counselors and academic advisors dental care under the BCBS “Option 5” PPO dental plan that provides preventive, maintenance and simple restorative, and complex restorative dental benefits.

Dental Providers: By using participating (in-network) dentists, you can save money on your dental care expenses. Participating PPO dentists have agreed to not to bill members for any charges above the BCBS benefit allowance, except for any insurance or charges for noncovered services, which are the member’s responsibility. To locate an in-network dentist,go to nebraskablue.com, then click on "Member Services" to search the Dental GRID Network.

In-Network PPO Dental Benefits. The Option 5 BCBS PPO dental plan provides the following coverage for eligible expenses when dental services are provided by an “in-network” dental provider.  Preventative and diagnostic dentistry (i.e., checkups, cleanings, x-rays) are covered at 100% with no deductible. Maintenance and simple restorative dentistry (i.e., fillings, extractions, root canals) are covered at 100% after satisfying a $25 employee/$50 family calendar year deductible. Complex restorative dentistry (i.e., crowns, bridges) are covered at 100% after satisfying a $25 employee/$50 family calendar year deductible.

Effective Date: New employees must enroll within 31 days of employment and coverage becomes effective the first of the month following the beginning date of employment. Under BCBS dental, children are covered until age 26.
BCBS Customer Service:  1-800-721-2583.

Website:  nebraskablue.com

HR Contact:  Julie Nohrenberg, 531-622-2232, or Karla Stoltenberg, 531-622-2235