National Care Dental Contracting & Appointment

With the ever-increasing cost of dental & vision care, National Care Dental’s goal is to make dental & vision care affordable for the uninsured and under-insured.

Members get access to personalized care from doctors in one of the nation's largest networks. Providers who will take time to get to know members and their unique dental & vision needs.

NCD’s dental plan is underwritten by Nationwide Life Insurance Company through the National Small Business Association (NSBA). NSBA utilizes the Maximum Care PPO Plus Connection Dental Network, which includes preferred provider networks such as Careington, Connection Dental, and DenteMax networks.

VSP® Individual Vision Plans provide members with comprehensive vision coverage and access to personalized care at low out-of-pocket costs. As a not-for-profit vision care company, VSP puts their members first and is dedicated to helping them maintain excellent eye health.

National Care Dental Products and State Availability

These are National Care Dental's current products and state availability for 2022, as well as information on contracting and appointment.

Dental

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State Availability

Last reivew date: 11/10/2021

AK AL AR AZ CA CO CT DC DE FL GA IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NC ND NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA RI SC TN TX UT VA VT WI WV WY

Plan Information

Description & Plan Details: NCD dental plans include 1500, 3000 or 3000 Plus. Additional $2000 Buy up. Plans include $50 annual deductible for basic and major services (per person), $150 Maximum Deductible (per family), and No deductible for preventative services.

Additional benefits of each plan:

Preventive Care (100% Coverage) No Waiting Period

  • Routine Exam (2 per 12 months)
  • Bitewing X-rays (1 per 12 months)
  • Cleaning (2 in 12 months)
  • Fluoride for children under age 16 (1 in 12 months)

Basic Care (80% Coverage N Waiting Period

  • Full Mouth/Panoramic X-rays (1 in 3 years)
  • Sealants (ages 6 through 16)
  • Space Maintainers (child under 16)
  • Restorative Amalgams (fillings)
  • Simple Extractions

Major Care (50% Coverage)** 12-Month Waiting Period***

  • Onlays
  • Oral Surgery
  • Implants
  • Crowns (1 per tooth, per 7 years)
  • Crown Repair
  • Endodontics (nonsurgical)
  • Periodontics (nonsurgical)
  • Periodontics (surgical)
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures (1 appliance per 5 years)
  • Bridge (1 per 7 years)
  • Complex Extractions
  • Anesthesia

Plans not available in every state.

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Vision

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State Availability

Last reivew date: 11/10/2021

AK AL AR AZ CA CO CT DC DE FL GA IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NC ND NH NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA RI SC TN TX UT VA VT WI WV WY

Plan Information

Description & Plan Details: VSP® Individual Vision Plans provides members with comprehensive vision coverage and access to personalized care at low out-of-pocket costs.

  • Exam and glasses or contact lenses in lieu of glasses.
  • Guaranteed acceptance (no age restriction).
  • No waiting period (on active date, access available to full range of vision benefits).
  • Additional discounts (20% savings on additional glasses and sunglasses, including enhancements, from any VSP network doctor within 12 month of your last WellVision Exam and 15% savings on a contact lens exam).

Additional Benefits:

WellVision Exam – participating providers benefits:

  • Covered after $10 exam copay.
  • 15% savings on a contact lens exam.
  • Frequency – every 12 months.

*In Florida and Oregon WellVision exams are covered after $15 Exam Copay.

Prescription Glasses – participating providers benefits (covered after $25 materials copay):

Frames

  • $150 allowance for a wide selection of frames OR $170 allowance on a featured frame brand.
  • 20% savings on the amount over your allowance.
  • Frequency – Every 24 months.

*In Florida and Oregon there is a $120 allowance for frames every 12 months.

 Lenses

  • Single vision, lined bifocal, and lined trifocal lenses.
  • Impact-resistant lenses for dependent children.
  • Frequency – Every 12 months.

Lens Enhancements

Progressive lenses (standard, premium, or custom)  Anti-glare  Light-reactive lenses  Impact-resistant lenses  Scratch-resistant coating  Tinted lenses  UV protection – (copay $16)  Average 20–25% savings on other lens enhancements  Frequency – Every 12 months.

Contacts (instead of glasses) – participating providers benefits:

$150 allowance for contacts and contact lens exam (fitting and evaluation).

  • 15% savings on a contact lens exam.
  • Frequency – Every 12 months.

Exclusive member extras:

Contact Lens Elective

Allowance includes fitting, exam, and lenses. The cost of the fitting and evaluation is deducted from the cost of the contact lens allowance. Allowance can be applied to disposables. Applies when contacts are chosen in lieu of glasses.

Additional Glasses

20% off the retail price on additional pairs of prescription glasses.

Laser Vision Care

Average 15% off the regular price or 5% off the promotional price; discounts only available from contracted facilities.

 

Plan benefits and availability vary by state.

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WellCare Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for WellCare. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • WellCare’s certification for 2023 launches on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
  • Passing AHIP does not reduce the number of WellCare test modules.
  • Passing score is 85%.
  • 3 attempts.

WellCare Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

WellCare Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for WellCare. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • WellCare’s certification for 2023 launches on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
  • Passing AHIP does not reduce the number of WellCare test modules.
  • Passing score is 85%.
  • 3 attempts.

WellCare Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

UnitedHealthcare Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for UnitedHealthcare. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • UnitedHealthcare certification for 2023 launches on Monday, June 27, 2022.
  • If the required prerequisite modules are failed an agent will receive no earned renewals during the plan year!
  • Take AHIP first! If you pass AHIP prior to taking the certification, you can skip 5 of the modules in UHC’s certification.
  • UHC allows 6 attempts to pass AHIP.
  • UHC allows 6 attempts per the prerequisite modules.
  • UHC allows 6 attempts per plan module.
  • 3 prerequisites: Medicare Basics, Ethics and Compliance, and AARP Course.
  • AHIP eliminates the need for the Medicare Basics course.
  • 3 modules to complete.
  • 1 optional: CSNP/DSNP.
  • Passing score for UCH certs is 85%.
  • 2023 certifications will cover the remainder of 2022.

UnitedHealthcare Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

UnitedHealthcare Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for UnitedHealthcare. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • If the required prerequisite modules are failed an agent will receive no earned renewals during the plan year!
  • Take AHIP first! If you pass AHIP prior to taking the certification, you can skip 5 of the modules in UHC’s certification.
  • UHC allows 6 attempts to pass AHIP.
  • UHC allows 6 attempts per the prerequisite modules.
  • UHC allows 6 attempts per plan module.
  • 3 prerequisites: Medicare Basics, Ethics and Compliance, and AARP Course.
  • AHIP eliminates the need for the Medicare Basics course.
  • 3 modules to complete.
  • 1 optional: CSNP/DSNP.
  • Passing score for UCH certs is 85%.
  • 2022 certifications will cover the remainder of 2021.

UnitedHealthcare Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

SilverScript Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for SilverScript. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • SilverScript certification for 2022 launches on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
  • New option in 2022: No cost certification for agents who want to sell only Aetna MA/MAPD or SilverScript PDP products, exclusively.
    This new option allows you to bypass the AHIP Medicare training component and complete an alternative Aetna/SilverScript-only training instead, along with several Aetna-specific training courses (available in English and Spanish). 
  • Agents must do 3 things to be ready to sell SilverScript:
    Step #1: Contract with Aetna. This is a requirement to be eligible for commissions on plans with effective dates of 1/1/2023 and later. (Note: If you’re already contracted for Aetna MA/MAPD, you can skip this step, as there’s no additional action you need to take with your contract.)
    Step #2: Complete 2023 certification.
    Step #3: Receive a ready-to-sell notice
  • There are separate certification processes for Aetna MA/MAPD and SilverScript PDP. Completing 2023 Aetna certification does not satisfy the certification requirement for SilverScript.
  • 2023 Certs will NOT cover the remainder of 2022.
  • TAKE AHIP FIRST! If you pass AHIP first you can skip 2 of the 3 SilverScript test modules. 
  • There’s a link on Agent Portal to transmit their AHIP send scores. 
  • In Pinpoint, the direct scores to be sent upon registration for the test, Gorman, agents can use Silver Mail to upload the cert.
  • Passing score is 90%.
  • SilverScript allows 3 attempts.

SilverScript Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

SilverScript Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for SilverScript. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • SilverScript certification for 2023 launches on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
  • Agents must do 3 things to be ready to sell SilverScript:
    Step #1: Contract with Aetna. This is a requirement to be eligible for commissions on plans with effective dates of 1/1/2023 and later. (Note: If you’re already contracted for Aetna MA/MAPD, you can skip this step, as there’s no additional action you need to take with your contract.)
    Step #2: Complete 2023 certification.
    Step #3: Receive a ready-to-sell notice
  • There are separate certification processes for Aetna MA/MAPD and SilverScript PDP. Completing 2023 Aetna certification does not satisfy the certification requirement for SilverScript.
  • 2023 Certs will NOT cover the remainder of 2022.
  • TAKE AHIP FIRST! If you pass AHIP first you can skip 2 of the 3 SilverScript test modules. 
  • There’s a link on Agent Portal to transmit their AHIP send scores. 
  • In Pinpoint, the direct scores to be sent upon registration for the test, Gorman, agents can use Silver Mail to upload the cert.
  • Passing score is 90%.
  • SilverScript allows 3 attempts.

SilverScript Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

Shared Health of MS Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Shared Health of MS. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Shared Health of MS has not yet announced their 2023 certification launch date.
  • More information coming soon!

Shared Health of MS Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Shared Health of MS. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Shared Health of MS has not yet announced their 2023 certification launch date.
  • More information coming soon!

Devoted Health Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Devoted Health. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Devoted Health certification for 2023 launches on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Devoted Health Certification Links, Guides, Contact Info

Devoted Health Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Devoted Health. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Devoted Health certification for 2023 launches on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Devoted Health Certification Links, Guides, Contact Info

Humana Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Humana. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Humana certification for 2023 launches on Tuesday, June 29, 2022.
  • This year Humana will be accepting both AHIP and NAHU.
  • 2023 Certs will cover the remainder of 2022.
  • At the conclusion of Certification & Recertification this year, all agents will be certified to sell all Humana products!

Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

Humana Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Humana. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Humana certification for 2023 launches on Tuesday, June 29, 2022.
  • This year Humana will be accepting both AHIP and NAHU.
  • 2021 Certs will cover the remainder of 2020.
  • At the conclusion of Certification & Recertification this year, all agents will be certified to sell all Humana products!

Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

Cigna Medicare Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Cigna Medicare. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Cigna Medicare certification launches Friday, July 1, 2022.
  • AHIP, Gorman or Pinpoint is required prior to certification.
  • No modules alleviated by passing AHIP or Pinpoint.
  • Passing score is 85%. You have 3 attempts.
  • Fail any module 3 times, agent will have to call the HAAL agent assistance line – 866-442-7516.
  • Agencies must log in with the agency NPN to complete attestation.
  • Face-to-face training is not required but is recommended as a supplement – especially for new agents.
  • 2022 Certs will cover the remainder of 2021.

Cigna Medicare Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

Cigna Medicare Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Cigna Medicare. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Cigna Medicare certification launches Friday, July 1, 2022.
  • AHIP, Gorman or Pinpoint is required prior to certification.
  • No modules alleviated by passing AHIP or Pinpoint.
  • Passing score is 85%. You have 3 attempts.
  • Fail any module 3 times, agent will have to call the HAAL agent assistance line – 866-442-7516.
  • Agencies must log in with the agency NPN to complete attestation.
  • Face-to-face training is not required but is recommended as a supplement – especially for new agents.
  • 2022 Certs will cover the remainder of 2021.

Cigna Medicare Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

BlueCross BlueShield of TN Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for BlueCross BlueShield of TN. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • BlueCross BlueShield of TN’s 2023 certification launches on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
  • More information coming soon!

BlueCross BlueShield of TN Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for BlueCross BlueShield of TN. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • BlueCross BlueShield of TN’s 2023 certification launches on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
  • More information coming soon!

Amerigroup Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Amerigroup. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Passing score is 90%.
  • 3 attempts.
  • Certifying for 2023 allows the sale of 2022 products.

Amerigroup Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

Amerigroup Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Amerigroup. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Passing score is 90%.
  • 3 attempts.
  • Certifying for 2023 allows the sale of 2022 products.

Amerigroup Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

Aetna Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Aetna. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Aetna certification for 2023 launches on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
  • New option in 2022: No cost certification for agents who want to sell only Aetna MA/MAPD or SilverScript PDP products, exclusively.
    This new option allows you to bypass the AHIP Medicare training component and complete an alternative Aetna/SilverScript-only training instead, along with several Aetna-specific training courses (available in English and Spanish). 
  • Passing AHIP does not reduce the number of Aetna test modules.
  • Passing score is 90% for Aetna courses and 90% for AHIP.
  • 3 attempts are allowed for Aetna courses and 90% for AHIP.
  • 2023 certs will cover the remainder of 2022.

Aetna Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails

Aetna Producer Certification Requirements for 2023

  • Details refer to certification for Aetna. AHIP certification must be completed separately.
  • Aetna certification for 2023 launches on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
  • Passing AHIP does not reduce the number of Aetna test modules.
  • Passing score is 90% for Aetna courses and 90% for AHIP.
  • 3 attempts are allowed for Aetna courses and 90% for AHIP.
  • 2023 certs will cover the remainder of 2022.

Aetna Certification Links, Guides, Phone Numbers, Emails