Current Provider: Delta Dental

Delta Dental, the nation’s leading dental insurance company with the largest network of dentists nationwide, administers the WashU dental plan. The Delta Dental plan is designed to give you greater choice in selecting dentists and help you save on out-of-pocket costs.

Enrollment Period

Eligible employees may enroll within 31 days after their date of hire, during the annual open enrollment  (in November) and/or within 31 days (62 days for birth of baby) after a qualified family status change or life event.

Effective Date

Benefits eligible rehires and new hires become eligible for coverage on their date of hire. Changes made to benefit coverage due to a life event or job change into a benefits-eligible role will also be effective as of the date of the event, provided the change is made within 31 days (62 days for birth, adoption and Medicaid coverage change) of the event. Changes made during the annual Open Enrollment period in November are effective January 1 of the subsequent year.

2024 Monthly Premiums – Dental Coverage

Full Time Rates <$50,000

Postdoctoral Appointees*

Clinical Fellows* who appointments began before Jan. 2, 2024, or whose base salary/stipend <$50,0000
Full Time Rates >$50,000
but <$175,000

Part Time Rates

Clinical fellows who appointments began on or after Jan. 2, 2024, and who base salary/stipend >$50,000
Full Time Rates >$175,000
Individual +
Individual +

*Stipend-paid Clinical Fellows and Postdoctoral Scholars pay the full monthly premium of the dental plan and receive a stipend health allowance (SHA) which will equate to the above referenced premium.

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