October The Dental Care Plus Group Updates

The Dental Care Plus Group Deadlines for 1/1 Business

To ensure member ID cards for January 1, 2020, groups are in the mail by January 1, DCPG must be in receipt of the group’s complete sold case submission, including employee enrollment forms or enrollment spreadsheet, by Friday, December 6, 2019.

2020 Dental Shelf Rates: Two-Year Rate Guarantee

DCPG’s 2020 dental shelf rates for your small (2-50) groups are now available for January 1, 2020 effective dates. New this year: shelf rates are guaranteed for a period of two years on new sales. There is no impact to the renewal strategy. All shelf rate documents can be accessed here.

Groups that have terminated coverage with DCPG are not eligible for the new sale shelf rates for two years from the date of termination.

DCPG Vision Shelf Rates for 2020

DCPG’s vision shelf rate plans are available to groups with 2 to 200 eligible employees for January 1, 2020 effective dates. These rates are guaranteed for a period of two years (on new sales):

Vision benefits are offered through their partnership with Avesis and accessible through a nationwide network of more than 76,000 access points. The network is made up of both independent and retail providers (Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, etc.). Additionally, benefit frequencies are based on plan year versus date of service.

Groups that have terminated coverage with DCPG are not eligible for the new sale shelf rates for two years from the date of termination.

Contact your Cornerstone representative with any questions.

Earn A Bonus When You Sell Vision With The Dental Care Plus Group

The Dental Care Plus Group’s new bonus program rewards you for your vision sales. Sell a fully insured vision plan to your clients with 25 or more members and receive a gift card based on the size of the new group sold (from $25 to $500).

Group Size (members)

Incentive

25–49

$25 Gift Card

50–99

$50 Gift Card

100–249

$100 Gift Card

250–499

$200 Gift Card

500–749

$300 Gift Card

750+

$500 Gift Card

Click here to learn more.

Contact your Cornerstone representative with any questions.

Updates from Dental Care Plus: Shelf Rates, Sales Incentives, and More

Deadline for 1/1 Business

To ensure that member ID cards for January 1, 2019, groups are in the mail by January 1, Dental Care Plus Group (DCPG) must be in receipt of the group’s complete sold case submission, including employee enrollment forms or enrollment spreadsheet, by Friday, December 7, 2018.

Sales Incentive for 25+ Members

​Any DCPG group dental sale with 25 or more members will earn you a Visa gift card. DCPG has extended this program to include January 1, 2019, effective dates.

  • 25–50 members = $50
  • 51–99 members = $100
  • 100–249 members = $250
  • 250+ members = $500

Click here to learn more.

 

2019 Shelf Rates

Dental shelf rates:

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky HMO
*NEW* Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky PPO
Ohio PPO
Kentucky PPO
Indiana PPO
Tennessee PPO

Vision shelf rates:

Ohio
Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee

Ohio Essential Health Benefit (EHB) compliant rates:

Ohio PPO EHB (not available in Hamilton, Butler, Clermont and Warren counties)

Ohio HMO EHB

 

Qualification Period for Overrides

Starting this year, DCPG’s override compensation program will be calculated from February to January. So overrides will be effective from February 1, 2018, through January 1, 2019, on new sales and retention. Overrides will be payable in April of 2019.

Updates to Dental Care Plus Group’s Override Compensation Program

Starting this year, Dental Care Plus Group’s override compensation program will be calculated from February to January. So overrides will be effective from February 1, 2018 through January 1, 2019 on new sales and retention. Overrides will be payable in April of 2019.

Contact your Cornerstone representative for additional details.

Dental Care Plus Group’s Ohio Essential Health Benefit Plans Available

Dental Care Plus Group’s Ohio Essential Health Benefit plans are available to groups with 2–50 full-time equivalent employees. These plans offer flexibility on adult plan benefit designs while meeting the requirements of EHB #10.

Custom pediatric and adult rider plan designs are available to help meet the needs of your groups through your DCPG representative.

 

Contact your Cornerstone representative for additional details.

Dental Care Plus Group’s 2019 Dental Shelf Rates

Dental Care Plus Group’s dental shelf rates for small (2–50) groups allow you to quickly provide plans and pricing to your small groups. Shelf rate plans auto renew, so no additional work is required at renewal time.

All shelf rate documents can be accessed here or through these links:

Please note: Dental shelf rates are for new sales only. Groups that have terminated within the past two years are not eligible.

Contact your Cornerstone representative for additional details.

Earn a Gift Card With Dental Care Plus Group!

Earn a Visa gift card with any Dental Care Plus Group sale with 25 members or more. The program has been extended to include January 1, 2019, effective dates:

  • 25-50 members = $50
  • 51-99 members = $100
  • 100-249 members = $250
  • 250+ members = $500

Click here for additional details!

Dental Care Plus Group’s Deadline for 1/1 Business

In order to ensure member ID cards for January 1, 2019, groups are in the mail by January 1, DCPG must be in receipt of the group’s complete sold case submission, including employee enrollment forms or enrollment spreadsheet, by Friday, December 7, 2018. Click here to add a reminder of this deadline to your Outlook calendar.

Dental Care Plus 2019 Vision Shelf Rates Released

DCPG’s vision shelf rate plans for 2019 are now available. Plans are available to groups with 2–200 eligible employees through their partnership with Avesis.

A couple highlights to make note of:

  • The frame allowances have converted to retail (from wholesale) starting with January 1 new sales.
  • There are separate contact lens fitting co-pays to help protect member allowances.

Contact your Cornerstone representative for more information.

CE AVAILABLE: Join Cornerstone for Carrier Product Training Sessions in Toledo!

Join Cornerstone Senior Marketing in July for carrier product training sessions in our Toledo office with Allwell and Dental Care Plus.

We can’t wait to see you there!

 

Allwell Product Training

DATE: Thursday, July 5

TIME: 10:00 am–12:00 pm

LOCATION: Cornerstone Toledo Office

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 142 | Toledo, OH 43614

Click here to RSVP

 

Dental Care Plus “Dental 201” Training*

*Earn 1 hour of CE credit at the DCP training!

DATE: Tuesday, July 10

TIME: 10:00 am–11:30 am

LOCATION: Cornerstone Toledo Office

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 142 | Toledo, OH 43614

Click here to RSVP

 

Not appointed with Allwell or Dental Care Plus? Contact your Cornerstone representative to get started.