Preferred Provider Organization. First Dental Health providers follow a contracted fee schedule for the service they provide.
Member Frequently Asked Questions
Exclusive Provider Organization. The FDH EPO program provides the patient with a greater reduced fee for service, in this smaller, exclusive network. The employer must have chosen the EPO program and the provider must participate in the EPO network for patients to receive benefits.
First Dental Health is a portable network aligning itself with several different insurance companies, plan administrators and employer groups.
Yes, see New Dental Choice.
Yes, you can go to any dentist at any time as long as they are in the network chosen by your employer (i.e. PPO or EPO).
Depending on the plan design chosen by the employer, the patient may or may NOT have benefits 'out of network'. The employee's Human Resource Department will know this information.
By completing a nomination form online or by calling First Dental Health, at which time a First Dental Health representative will contact the dentist and send an application packet.
It is a plan in which dentists agree to accept lower fees for services as payment in full