Retiree dental coverage, offered through Aetna, is designed to promote good dental health for you and your eligible dependents.
If you’re eligible for retiree medical coverage (that is, you are Medicare-eligible and meet the applicable age and service requirements), you’re eligible for retiree dental coverage. See Retiree Medical and the Dental Expense Plan Summary Plan Description (SPD) for details.
Understanding Your Retiree Dental Plan Options
Depending on your home ZIP code, you may have the following retiree dental plan options:
The options vary by:
Important: You cannot switch between the Dental PPO and DMO options during the year, unless you experience a Life Event (qualified status change). See Changing Coverage for more information.
If you need dental work costing over $200, you should determine, before treatment begins, what is covered and how much your dental plan option will pay. Please see “Predetermination of Benefits” in the Dental Expense Plan SPD, or contact the carrier.
Note: You will not receive an Aetna member ID card and you do not need one to receive care. However, if you would like to have a member ID card, you can print one out from the Aetna website.
To find a dentist in either the PPO or DMO network:
Note: It is always a good idea to confirm with your dentist that he or she participates in your dental plan option before scheduling an appointment.
For your specific costs, visit the YBR website.