Grad Dental Plan Enrollment Sept 1 – 15


August 31, 2012

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The graduate student dental plan will open on September 1 and continue through September 15. This year there are two dental plan options:

1. The Delta Dental PPO Value Plan (see linked plan summary). This plan is also known as the MIT Graduate Student Dental Plan and is administered by MIT. General questions regarding this plan can be directed to Idalia Cuevas (icuevas@mit.edu) in the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education. Questions on coverage, network dentists and ID cards should be directed to Delta Dental at 800-872-0500.  The Group Plan Number is 009998-9005.  Please have the number handy when you call Delta Dental.

  • To enroll in this plan, visit http://graddental.mit.edu/graddental/ and click on the “Enrollment” tab.
  • The plan subscriber must be enrolled in a graduate program at MIT at the time of enrollment.
  • The coverage period is 10/1/12-9/30/13.
  • Re-enrollment each year is not automatic. If you are continuing graduate student who was enrolled in the plan this past year, you must re-enroll to continue to be in the plan for the upcoming year.
  • The coverage period is fixed and there are no cancellations during the coverage period.
  • The entire cost of the plan is charged to the subscriber’s MIT student account in one lump-sum payment due in October 2012 (Individual Plan-$251.52/year and Family Plan-$636.00/year).
  • The MIT Dental Office is considered an Out-of-Network Provider under this plan.

Please contact Keiko Tanaka (ktanaka@mit.edu) regarding spousal-equivalent coverage.

2. The Delta Dental DeltaCare Plan (see linked plan summary). This plan is administered by University Health Plans and not by MIT. All questions regarding this plan can be directed to University Health Plans at info@universityhealthplans.com or 800-437-6448.

The Student + 1 Dependent plan is available for students with non-student spouses or dependents.

The entire cost of the plan must be paid upfront by a credit card directly (Individual Plan-$311.00/year, Student + 1 Dependent Plan-$582.00/year, and Student + 2 or more Dependents Plan-$875.00/year).

  • The MIT Dental Office is considered an Out-of-Network Provider under this plan.

For additional information and cost comparisons, please visit http://graddental.mit.edu/graddental/.

Please note, the deadline to waive the MIT Student Extended Insurance Plan is also September 15th, as is the deadline to enroll family members. To submit your electronic waiver, go to http://medweb.mit.edu/healthplans/student/waiver.html.  Complete the 2012/2013 enrollment form at http://medweb.mit.edu/pdf/enroll-1213.pdf.  Bring your completed form to MIT Medical at E23-308 before the 9/15 deadline.  Coverage for you and your family is effective September 1, 2012.  For more information on the MIT Student Health Plan, visit the website at http://medweb.mit.edu/healthplans/student/.  For questions about your health plan enrollment, your waiver, or to update your address, call 617-253-1616.

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