A report recently brought out shows that Delta Dental has the largest dentists' network in the country, which it had held for over five decades. The report brought out by NetMinder, which is a firm working independently to provide information on providers as well as managed care network says that Delta Dental has the largest system of dental benefit system in the nation with over 123,000 dentists, which are 62,000 more than its closest rival.
As Kim Volk, the President and Chief Operating Officer says, the large network of the dentists spread across the nation helps the firm in negotiating discounts with employers as well as employees which they find to be a great source of cost savings. The 51 million subscribers of Delta Dental find it a great convenience too. Last year, employers could save over $6 billion in terms of decreased claims. It needs mentioning here that the member companies of Delta Dental develops as well as controls the network of the firm.
The best part of the different packages provided by Delta Dental is that the manage care features along with well-designed flexible plans provide good cost-saving benefit packages. The no-balance billing provision gives comprehensive out-of-pocket savings to subscribers. The provision entails dentists in the network of Delta Dental to receive negotiated fees in full payment and inability to charge costs to patients in case there is any difference between the charges submitted and the allowed charges under the contractual agreement of Delta Dental. The enrolees who would like to get the services of dentists in the network are only required to pay the deductibles along with co-payments that are needed by their chosen plans.
To make sure that enrolees get the best in health care, Delta Dental regularly audits the credentials of the dentists in the network to make sure that they meet its high level of standards. The excellent services of Delta Dental could be understood from its 51 million Americans spread across the nation who are enrolled with different plans in over 93, 000 employee groups.