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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.

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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Which National Provider Identifier is Right for Your Practice?

The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a 10-digit unique identifier that represents health care providers in HIPAA standard transactions. Dental providers are required to report an NPI number for all claims or verification of benefits, regardless of submission mode (i.e., electronic, mail, fax, etc.). There are two types of NPIs: 1. Type 1 is…

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CDT 2022 Annual Code Review

The American Dental Association’s (ADA’s) Code Review committee has updated the CDT 2022 Dental Procedure Codes. We are reviewing and updating the Schedule of Allowances and the CDT 2022 Dental Procedure Guidelines and Submission Requirements to reflect the ADA’s most recent changes. In December, the complete list of codes with guidelines and…

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Medical-Dental Integration Symposium - Sep. 17 (CEU Option)

Florida Combined Life (FCL), the Florida Blue Foundation (FBF) and the University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) are hosting a virtual medical-dental integration symposium on Friday morning, Sep. 17, 2021. The symposium will include presentations from a cross section of medical and dental professionals who’ll discuss the components and…

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Coming Soon: Provider Self-service Tools

We know your time is valuable and that it’s best spent providing your patients with the exceptional dental care they need. To help, we’re launching new, web-based self-service tools that will streamline many administrative tasks that currently can eat into your workday. You’ll have 24⁄7 access to helpful information about: Fee schedules [My…

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Florida Mission of Mercy Helps 1,100 People in Need

In July, over 1,100 people in need received free dental work worth more than $1.6 million at a two-day pop-up clinic held at Jacksonville’s Prime F. Osborn Convention Center. The event, hosted by the Florida Dental Association Foundation, was part of the 2021 Florida Mission of Mercy (FLA-MOM)…

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Upcoming CE Opportunity through The Santa Fe Group

We encourage you to register for The Santa Fe Group’s upcoming two-day Continuum of Health Integration virtual salon, The Benefits of Integrating Oral Health into Overall Health. This must-attend event takes place Sept 8-9. It will feature 38 thought…

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Is Your Online Provider Directory Information Up to Date?

Have you recently moved and changed your phone number? Added or removed an associate? If so, please take a minute to review your practice’s listing on our online provider directory. This valuable tool is what our members use to find you! If you need to make any updates, please email…

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Spotlight On: Tiffany Blevins

Associate Provider Network Manager Tiffany Blevins joined the Dental Network Management Team in December 2006. She is a certified dental assistant and is based in Northeast Florida. Outside of work, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She’s also passionate about baking, traveling and do-it-yourself home projects.…

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2021 Provider Satisfaction Survey

Keep your eyes open for our 2021 Provider Satisfaction Survey. It's going to be emailed to you the second week of June. We look forward to your comments and suggestions. Your feedback helps us provide you with the exceptional level of service and support you deserve.…

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New Fee Increases Are Now in Effect

To assist with the rising costs for personal protective equipment (PPE), we’ve permanently increased the fees for the following codes on the BlueDental Choice PPO fee schedule: D1110, D2740, D6740, D3310 and D3320. You can access the most current fee schedules on our website. You’ll…

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