Springfield Regional Chamber Debuts New Dental Benefit

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Regional Chamber has teamed up Altus Dental to offer to its chamber members a new employee benefit to enhance their employee-compensation package. Administered through American Benefits Group, dental insurance provided by Altus Dental is now available for companies with as few as one employee.

Altus Dental offers the state’s largest preferred-provider (PPO) dental network with more than 6,200 participating locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Southern New Hampshire, and national access through CONNECTION Dental, with more than 108,000 dentist locations nationwide.

Three coverage options are available at competitive rates. Plus Plan 1 is basic coverage available to employers with one or more participating employees. Plus Plan 2 is an enhanced coverage option available to those with 10 or more participating employees, and Plus Plan 3 is an enhanced coverage option for companies with 20 or more participating employees. Each option includes 100{06cf2b9696b159f874511d23dbc893eb1ac83014175ed30550cfff22781411e5} diagnostic and preventative services with no deductible, 80{06cf2b9696b159f874511d23dbc893eb1ac83014175ed30550cfff22781411e5} for basic restorative care with a $50 single or $150 family deductible, and a low benefit maximum per year. Plus Plan 2 and Plus Plan 3 include major restorative care such as crowns and dentures. Plus Plan 3 includes orthodontic services.

To be eligible, a business must be a member of the Springfield Regional Chamber and contribute at least 50{06cf2b9696b159f874511d23dbc893eb1ac83014175ed30550cfff22781411e5} of the monthly premium. Coverage is open to active, full-time employees.