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DENTAL INSURANCE


Dental Insurance is available to state employees and their dependents at no cost to the employee. Coverage is offered through the unions in conjunction with the Department of Higher Education Health and Welfare Fund.

For non-union employees, dental coverage is offered by the Department of Higher Education Non-Unit Employee Health and Welfare Fund. There is a bi-weekly payroll deduction for any employee enrolled in this benefit. (See below for premium rates.)

MTA/NEA (MSCA and APA) Members (Faculty, Librarians, and Administrators)

Coverage is provided by MetLife (Preferred Dentist Program).  The effective date of coverage is the first day of the month 180 days following the date of hire.

MetLife does not issue dental cards. Coverage information can be verified by your dentist at the following providers-only website: www.metdental.com.

           Your Group Name is MTA.
           Your Group Number is 93994.

An inter-active listing of participating dentists is available at the MetLife website (www.metlife.com/mybenefits) or you may call Customer Service at 1-800-942-0854.

For eligibility questions or problems, you should contact McKenzie & Company, the administrator of the plan, at 617-723-7232.

            AFSCME Members (Classified Unit I and Unit II)

Coverage is provided by the Delta Dental Plan of Massachusetts. The effective date of coverage is the first day of the month 180 days following the date of hire.

New employees must apply for coverage through the AFSCME union steward on campus. Additional information regarding this benefit can be obtained from the Union.

For eligibility questions or problems, you should contact the Massachusetts Public Employees Fund, the administrator of the plan, at 1-800-325-5214.

            Non-Union Employees

Coverage is provided by MetLife Insurance Company.  The effective date of coverage is the same as that for your health insurance (the first day of the month following 60 calendar days from the date of hire, or two calendar months, whichever comes first). Click here to see a chart.

The monthly premium for family coverage is $35.00; for individual coverage it is $17.50.

           Your Group Name is DHE Non-Unit. 
           Your Policy Number is 105385.

An inter-active listing of participating dentists is available at the MetLife website (http://www.metlife.com/mybenefits) or you may call Customer Service at 1-800-942-0854.

For eligibility questions or problems, you should contact McKenzie & Company, the administrator of the plan, at 617-723-7232.

 
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