As a GBP participant you have a new option for saving on your dental care expenses with the State of Texas Dental Discount Plan. Your dental health is a key part of your overall health. Taking care of your dental health means routine trips to the dentist, exams, x-rays and cleanings. With the new dental discount plan, you can save from 20% to 60% on the cost of your dental care that's critical to your overall health. The dental discount plan is not dental insurance. This discount plan allows you to pay a discounted fee at the time of service when you visit a participating network dentist. Plans range in price from $2.25 for employee and retiree enrollment to $7.65 per month to include your family*, and with one of the largest dental provider networks in the State of Texas and throughout the U.S.**, you can't afford not to join and save on your dental care.
*State of Texas Dental Discount Plan rates for Plan Year 2015 range from $2.25 per month for member only to $7.65 per month for member plus family. Rates may decrease based on the number of participants enrolled in the program but they will not go up.
**The State of Texas Dental Discount Plan is available in the United States, excluding U.S. territories, and in the United Kingdom.
THIS PLAN IS NOT INSURANCE and is not intended to replace insurance. This plan is not a Qualified Health Plan under the Affordable Care Act. The plan provides discounts at certain health care providers for dental services. The range of discounts will vary depending on the type of provider and service. The plan does not make payments directly to the providers of dental services. Plan members are obligated to pay for all health care services but will receive a discount from those health care providers who have contracted with the discount medical plan organization. Discount Medical Plan Organization and administrator: Careington International Corporation, 7400 Gaylord Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034; phone (844) 377-3368 (TTY - 711).