Important Message for Providers
Updated September 2019
Beginning later this year; Delta Dental of Minnesota will begin requiring additional documentation along with claims submission for select CDT codes.
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Updated June 2019
Please make sure claims are submitted with accurate information. Claims must match exactly what's listed on the member's ID card:
- Patient first and last name
- Patient Date of Birth
- Subscriber first and last name
- ID Number
To ensure proper processing moving forward; it is essential that claims exactly match enrollment records.
Updated April 2019
In the latter part of 2019, Delta Dental of Minnesota is planning a move to a new administrative system. We’re excited about the enhancements this move will bring to our provider partners and members. Updates related to this change include:
- New member ID cards
- New claims processing system and claims mailing address
- Enhanced provider portal/dental office toolkit
- Electronic credentialing
We’ll share additional information and next steps in the coming months. Watch for more details on our website and in upcoming newsletters. Be assured that how you do business with us today will continue in the future. Thank you for your continued partnership.
Our most recent blogs about oral health.
The connection between diabetes and oral health
Did you know that those who have gum (periodontal) disease are at greater risk for diabetes? The reverse is also true. Gum disease is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. This demonstrates the strong connection between diabetes and dental health.
Athletic mouthguards to protect teeth
Just as helmets, knee pads or other protective equipment should be worn during certain sports and activities, mouthguards are also crucial for protection from injury. Contact sports or activities that cause collision can be especially risky to your mouth and teeth. Find out which sports and activities require a mouthguard and the different types and benefits that are offered.
Osteoporosis medications & oral health
For people who take bone-strengthening medications such as those used to treat osteoporosis, related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) can develop after dental treatments that involve the bone. This is known as antiresorptive therapy and is common today. Let's take a look at this connection between certain medications and oral health.
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