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Dental Insurance

Provo City School District offers employees eligible for benefits the option to purchase dental insurance. Although the full cost of the premium is paid by the employee, Provo City School District acts as the administrator for the dental insurance and allows the premium to be deducted pre-tax as a payroll deduction.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Dental Insurance

What is the name of the company who provides the dental insurance? Provo City School District currently provides plans through Educators Mutual Insurance Association, or EMI.

Is there more than one dental plan? Yes. EMI offers two (2) different plan options – the Choice PPO or Advantage Plus PPO. Within each plan, there is the option to purchase single, couple, or family coverage.

What is the cost of the dental insurance? The cost varies depending upon the plan chosen as well as the coverage option. To get the most accurate cost for your individual situation, please contact the Benefits Coordinator through the contact info below.

How do I sign up for dental insurance? As a new eligible employee, you may sign up for dental insurance within the first thirty (30) days of your employment. If you are a current eligible employee, you will need to wait until the open enrollment period which occurs during the month of August.

Who is eligible to purchase dental insurance? Any contracted employee (classified or certified) of the Provo City School District is eligible to purchase dental insurance.

Can I make changes to my dental insurance? You can only make changes to your dental insurance during the open enrollment period which occurs during the month of August UNLESS you have had a recent “life change event” which includes marriage, birth, adoption, divorce or death. If a “life change event” has occurred, then you have thirty (30) days from the date of the event to make necessary change.

How do I make changes to my dental insurance? You will need to make any and all changes to your dental insurance including adding a spouse or child, or cancelling your insurance by logging on to the online benefits enrollment site at Employee Benefits Launchpad. If you need assistance you may contact the Benefits Office at Provo City School District.

How do I find out what dentists are included in my dental insurance plan? You can search through all available dentists covered on your insurance plan by going onto EMI’s website, and doing a “Provider Search”.

Can I get a new dental insurance card? Yes. If you need to get a new dental insurance card for any reason, you will need to contact EMI’s customer service department at 1-800-662-5851 to request new cards.