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News and Announcements

Check back often to view information to help you and your practice, along with updates about our plans.

Register Now for the Second Annual Medical-dental Integration Symposium

Please join us for the second annual Florida Blue Foundation-Florida Combined Life (FCL) Medical-dental Integration (MDI) Symposium, which will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 2 to 6 p.m. EDT. This year’s program will focus on MDI for the 65 and older population. There is no cost to attend this continuing education program. The keynote…

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Virtual Dental Care

Real-time teledentistry encounters through phone or video chat are covered for your patients of record on all our commercial dental plans. When billing for telephonic real-time emergency services, please submit two CDT codes: D0140: Limited oral evaluation: problem-focused D9995: Synchronous teledentistry There’s little or no cost to…

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Oral Health for Overall Health to Add New Eligible Conditions

We’re making a good program even better by adding more medical conditions impacted by oral health to our Oral Health for Overall Health (OHOH) program. Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the conditions covered under the program will also include end-stage renal disease (ESRD), chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) and metabolic syndrome (MetS). Members diagnosed…

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Important Deadline: 2022 License Renewal

Please remember to renew your license with the Florida Board of Dentistry no later than midnight, EST, on Feb. 28, 2022. Registering early is strongly encouraged to avoid termination of your network contract with Florida Combined Life. **If you have not renewed your license by Feb. 28, your license will be considered delinquent, and your contract…

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Updated Fee Schedules Are Now in Effect

The 2022 fee schedules are now available on our website. To access the schedules, you’ll need to enter your Type 1 national provider identifier (NPI) number when you log in.…

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Expanded Member Access

One of the many advantages of being a participating provider in our BlueDental Choice PPO network is having access to many potential patients. That advantage just got that much better. We’re pleased to announce that United Concordia now allows commercial and FED VIP members to receive care from providers in the Choice PPO network. There’s no change…

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Teledentistry Remains a Permanent Benefit

Teledentistry remains an option for dentists to provide emergency services to our members. Real-time teledentistry encounters through phone or video chat are covered for your patients of record on all our commercial dental plans. When billing for telephonic real-time emergency services, you’ll need to submit two CDT codes: D0140: Limited oral…

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Medicare Advantage Can Grow Your Practice

If you are a BlueDental Copayment network provider, you are in-network for Florida Blue’s Medicare Advantage plans, giving you access to the additional 35,000 Florida seniors enrolling in Florida Blue Medicare Advantage plans this year. Our BlueDental Copayment network supports Florida Blue Medicare and FHCP Medicare HMO and PPO plans, most of…

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Verifying Your Patients’ Oral Health for Overall Health Eligibility and Enrollment Status

We’re committed to providing you with the best opportunities to promote the health and wellness of your patients. The Evidence-based Dental Benefits available to your patients enrolled in our Oral Health for Total Health (OHOH) program help improve their overall health outcomes. Some of your patients may have eligible conditions and may already be…

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Timely Responses to Record Requests

We want to remind you and your office staff of the importance of promptly completing record requests. Doing so is vital for providing your patients with exceptional dental care. All record requests you receive will come from our Clinical Reviews department email address, clinicalreviews@lsvusa.com. **Please…

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Dental License Renewals are due by Feb. 28, 2022

Please remember to renew your license with the Florida Board of Dentistry no later than midnight, Eastern Time, on Feb. 28, 2022. Registering early is strongly encouraged to avoid termination of your network contract with Florida Combined Life. **If you have not renewed your license by Feb. 28, your license will be considered delinquent, and your…

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Save Time and Money — Go Paperless with EFT

If you’re looking for a way to decrease your dental practice costs, consider making the move to electronic funds transfer (EFT). By transferring funds digitally, you reduce the chance of lost or stolen checks and/or the exposure of Protected Health Information (PHI). Additional benefits include: Improved cash flow Faster receipt of payment…

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