Benefits

Dental Benefit Plans

The CSU provides dental insurance for eligible employees and their families at no cost to the employee. The provided Dental insurance consists of two types of plans: DeltaCare USA HMO and Delta Dental PPOSpecific coverage is based on the employee's collective bargaining unit. For detailed information and participating dentists in the Dental Plan networks please visit the Delta Dental website. Employees can also request a list by contacting Delta Dental directly.

New benefit for 2019:

  • When you visit a PPO dentist, your diagnostic and preventive services (like cleanings and exams) will not count towards your maximum. This waiver helps you save benefit dollars for when you really need them. This benefit does not apply if you visit a Delta Dental Premier or non–Delta Dental dentist.
  • SmileWay Wellness Benefits - Your dental plan offers expanded coverage if you have been diagnosed with diabetes, heart (cardiovascular) disease, HIV/AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis or stroke (cerebrovascular disease). Here’s how opting in can help you:
    • 100% coverage for one periodontal scaling and root planing procedure per quadrant every year
    • 100% coverage for four of the following (any combination) every year: teeth cleaning, periodontal maintenance procedure, scaling in presence of moderate or severe gingival inflammation

DELTACARE USA HMO BASIC & DELTA DENTAL PPO BASIC:

Eligible employees in the following Categories: Unit 8, (Excludes E99), and Annuitants, can choose between either the DeltaCare Basic or Delta Dental Basic Plan, based on the plan which best meets their needs.

DELTACARE USA HMO BASIC & DELTA DENTAL PPO LEVEL I ENHANCED PLANS:

For eligible employees in the following categories: Unit 10 & Unit 11 (Teaching Associates), can choose between either the DeltaCare USA Basic or Delta Dental Level I Enhanced Plans, based on the plan which best meets their needs. Unit 12 employees are eligible for Delta Dental Level I Enhanced Only.

DELTACARE USA HMO ENHANCED & DELTA DENTAL PPO LEVEL II ENHANCED PLANS:

For eligible employees in the following categories: Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and C99, M98, M80 & FERP Annuitants can choose between either the DeltaCare Enhanced or Delta Dental Enhanced Plan, based on the plan which best meets their needs.