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2019 Optional Supplemental Dental Benefit

All of our plans include preventive dental coverage. For additional coverage, we offer optional supplemental dental plans. You must continue to pay your Part B premium and your Medicare Advantage plan premium. 

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York offers two optional supplemental dental benefits to choose from: 

  • Basic
  • Enhanced

Either option gives you the freedom to choose your own dentist because there is no contracted dental provider network. With the basic plan, you pay $9 per month. With the enhanced plan, you pay $24 per month. Check out the details for each plan below.

What are the eligibility requirements?

You must live in one of the following Western New York counties to be eligible for enrollment in one of our Medicare Advantage plans: 

  • Allegany
  • Genesee
  • Cattaraugus
  • Niagara
  • Chautauqua
  • Orleans 
  • Erie
  • Wyoming


Ready to enroll?

Add the optional supplemental dental benefit to your plan by enrolling in membership. You can enroll in an optional supplemental dental benefit during the Annual Election Period (October 15 - December 7) or during your initial coverage election period. For more details, view the 2019 Benefits at a Glance


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A division of HealthNow New York Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and  Blue Shield Association. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is a Medicare Advantage plan with a Medicare contract and enrollment depends on contract renewal. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-800-329-2792 (TTY 711) for more information. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-833-735-4515 (TTY: 711).注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 1-833-735-4515 (TTY: 711).

Content Last Updated December 5, 2019.