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End of Year Updates

December 20, 2019

Delta Dental of Kansas (DDKS) Participating Dentist Handbook

The dentist handbook is an extension of the Participating Dentist Agreement and is designed to provide important information related to the general processing policies and guidelines for all ADA CDT procedure codes, along with other helpful information such as definitions, submitting claims, appeals and using electronic services.

The 2020 Dentist Handbook will be available online shortly. To access, log in to your dentist account at DeltaDentalKS.com/Dentist and click on the Documents & Dentist Handbook section.

Log in to your dentist account to view the 2020 Dentist Handbook

Delta Dental PPOTM Fee Schedule

Delta Dental of Kansas wishes to thank you for your continued participation in our Delta Dental Premier® and/or Delta Dental PPOTM  networks.

Please consider this an official notification that the 2020 Delta Dental PPO Fee Schedule will be available online by December 23, 2019. To access the schedule, log in to your dentist account at DeltaDentalKS.com/Dentist and click on the Documents & Dentist Handbook section. You may also access your Detailed Dentist Snapshot (DDS Report) in the reporting section of the Kansas Provider Toolkit

There are no changes to the 2020 Delta Dental Premier nor the Delta Dental PPO fee schedules with the exception of these 3 procedure codes: D4346, D9945 and D9946. As you have previously been informed, several enhancements were introduced designed to benefit DDKS members (your patients) that will become effective upon employer group renewal starting January 1, 2020 for risk (fully-insured) groups that choose them. (Please review those enhancements here). 

Please note Delta Dental’s PPO program is an optional network for Participating Dentists who signed a supplemental agreement. Contact your local Professional Relations Representative if you would like to participate in and/or learn more about the PPO Network or send an email requesting information to pr@deltadentalks.com.

Log in to your dentist account to view the 2020 PPO Fee Schedule

CDT Code Additions, Revisions & Deletions

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Delta Dental of Kansas (DDKS) Processing Policy Changes

The American Dental Association has published the new procedure codes for 2020. Changes include: 37 new codes, 6 deleted codes, 5 revised nomenclatures/descriptors and 15 editorial actions that clarify without changing the CDT code entry's purpose or scope.

To order CDT 2020 items, visit adacatalog.org or contact the ADA at 800.947.4746.

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Delta Dental Individual & FamilyTM Dental Plans - 2020 Plan Updates

What's Changing?

  • Platinum plan rates are changing
  • All four plan options will include the new Right Start 4 KidsSM program
  • Pre-determinations are no longer required

2020 brochures for our individual and family plans have been mailed out to all Participating dental offices. These updated brochures have the rates for 2020. Please use the 2020 brochures and discard the old brochures.

Any enrollee who enrolls AFTER November 25, 2019 will have a 1-1-20 start date, and will have the 2020 rates.

To order more brochures, please contact pr@deltadentalks.com.

Click here for more information on DDKS' Individual and Family plans