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Delta Dental of California Selected by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Continue as Dental Benefits Administrator for Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Program

Delta Dental of California today announced it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue as a dental benefits administrator for the Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Program (VADIP) through Aug. 31, 2027. The VADIP program offers veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system and eligible beneficiaries of the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the VA (CHAMPVA) the opportunity to purchase dental insurance. Total enrollment in the VA health care systems is approximately 8.9 million Veterans, each of whom is eligible to enroll in VADIP.

With the renewed contract, current VADIP enrollees can continue their benefits with Delta Dental. The program, which has more than 72,000 members currently enrolled with Delta Dental, is also available to new Veteran enrollees.

“We are honored to serve this country’s armed service Veterans and provide access to the quality oral health care they deserve,” said Mohammad Navid, senior vice president and chief relationship and business development officer for Delta Dental of California. “As the largest dental benefits administrator in the country, we are proud of our ongoing partnerships with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and other government programs such as the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). We look forward to supporting their members who are part of the more than 40 million people who rely on us for care.”

Through the Delta Dental Plans Association, Delta Dental supports a network of oral health providers encompassing all 50 United States, Washington D.C., and the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. VADIP program enrollees have access to more than 337,000 network dentist access points, including over 77,000 specialist access points and three Delta Dental VADIP plans at varying levels of coverage.