Plan Participation Criteria

New offices joining must meet the minimum participation criteria for group coverage which includes:

1. The office must be a legal entity.

2. The dentist must be a member in good standing with the ODA.

3. The dentist must be engaged in full-time practice where an employer/employee relationship exists.

4. Employers must offer their employees access to the plan, but no employer contribution is required.

  • If an employer chooses to make a contribution, it must be on a non-discrimination basis .
  • Employers can set their full-time employment requirement between 25 hours (minimum) and 30 hours per week.
  • Employees may decline the coverage by completing the Waiver Table as part of the request a quote process.

5. Participation requirements are based on the number of employees enrolled versus the number of employees eligible.


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