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What is a DPPO?
With the Dental Preferred Provider Organization plan (DPPO) you can see any licensed dentist or specialist. You don't have to choose a primary care dentist or get specialist referrals.
If you choose a DPPO plan through Cigna, it’s important to know how it works.1
- This plan covers most preventive and diagnostic services at a competitive rate, or at no extra cost to you.2
- You choose a licensed dentist for routine, preventive, diagnostic and emergency care. You'll pay less for many covered services if you use in-network dentists; out-of-network services will usually cost you more.
- When you meet your annual deductible and satisfy any waiting periods, you pay a coinsurance (a portion of covered charges), and the plan pays the rest (up to the yearly or lifetime dollar limit of the plan).
- Easily search for Cigna DPPO network providers in the directory on Cigna.com or mycigna.com.
1Not all preventive care services are covered. For example, athletic mouth guards and prescription medications are generally not covered. In general, the following limitations apply: two (2) cleanings per calendar year, one (1) bitewing x-ray per calendar year, one (1) full mouth x-ray every five (5) calendar years, and one (1) panorex x-ray every five (5) calendar years. Plans vary, so see your plan documents for details and a complete list of covered and non-covered services.
2Please refer to your plan documents or contact your employer for more information on what out-of- pocket costs you may be responsible for and what’s covered and not covered by the plan.
All dental insurance policies and dental plans contain exclusions and limitations. For costs and details of coverage, see your plan documents. Dental PPO plans are insured and/or administered by Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (CHLIC) or Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, with network management services provided by Cigna Dental Health, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries. In Texas, the insured dental plan is known as Cigna Dental Choice, and this plan uses the national Cigna DPPO network. Policy forms: OK – HP-POL99/HP-POL388, OR - HP-POL68/HP-POL352, TN – HP-POL69/HC-CER2V1/HP-POL389 et al. (CHLIC).