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The top 4 stories for benefits administrators in 2022

2023 is almost here, and it’s time to take a well-earned break for the holidays. But before you do, did you catch these stories from the past year? From adult braces to Delta Dental’s networks, here are the top four Word of Mouth stories of 2022 based on viewership.

4. How high out-of-network reimbursement levels might be costing you

Employees love flexibility, but sometimes that flexibility comes at an unexpected price. Take a look at how high out-of-network reimbursement fees can drive up costs for your business — and what you can do to encourage in-network utilization among employees.

3. Leased network letdowns

To ensure that your employees get the quality care they deserve, we contract directly with dentists and never lease our networks.  With issues like access fees and a lack of transparency, here’s why avoiding leased networks is good for you and your employees.

2. The difference with dual networks

Insurance isn’t always easy to understand, and it’s common for employees to get confused about which dentists they can see for care. This article will help you explain to employees the difference between the Delta Dental PPO™ and Delta Dental Premier® networks and how they can save money by staying in-network.

1. Adult orthodontics? It’s more common than you think

Braces and other orthodontia aren’t just for teens anymore! The number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment is expected to grow in the next decade, too. We break down how orthodontic benefits work for adults.

Thank you for choosing Delta Dental to provide coverage for your business in 2022. We’re proud to be your partner in keeping employees’ smiles bright and healthy. Happy holidays, and here’s to a 2023 filled with happiness and success!