What is the difference between Delta Dental Premier, Delta Dental PPO, and DeltaCare?
A. Many times patients say “I am covered with Delta.” It is important to ask them which program they are covered under. Determining this in advance will enable the patient to know if you participate in their program, and will avoid any surprises or misunderstandings. Delta Dental Premier or Delta Dental Premier National Coverage is our traditional fee-for-service program. You are guaranteed direct payment based on the lessor of your filed fee or Arkansas MPAs, regardless of which Delta Dental member company processes your claim. Subscribers with Delta Dental Premier coverage have financial incentive to seek services from a participating Delta Dental Premier dentist. Delta Dental PPO and Delta Dental PPO National Coverage is our reduced fee-for-service program commonly referred to as a PPO. Delta Dental PPO dentists agree to accept payment based on the lessor of their filed fee or the Delta Dental PPO fee schedule. Just as in Delta Dental Premier, dentists file claims and received direc