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Summer 2023 Newsletter

Monday, July 17, 2023 | Posted in GEHA Connection Dental Network Provider Newsletter

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Directory requirements and importance of updating your information

Connection Dental Network has policies and procedures in place to ensure we have the most current directory information available for our providers. However, we need your help. Having up-to-date information ensures patients are able to locate participating providers and helps payors identify the correct claim payment mailing address. For more information, please call 800.505.8880, option 4 or visit

Medicare Advantage payors

Did you know that some GEHA Connection Dental Network payors offer both Medicare Advantage and commercial plans? Please contact the payer directly for benefits. Currently, Medicare Advantage plans are offered by:

  • Aetna
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Dominion National
  • Humana
  • Paramount Dental
  • United Healthcare/Dental Benefit Providers
  • United Concordia Inc

Update your email

As we move towards more electronic correspondence, please make sure your email address is up to date. Update your email at or call 800.505.8880, option 4.

New features added to the IVR (Interactive Voice Response) system

We have added new automated features to make verifying your provider information quick and easy. You can now access the following through our IVR system, after following the requested phone prompts:

  • Fee schedule fax back
  • Location effective date
  • Initial application status
  • Post-call provider satisfaction survey

The IVR system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling 800.505.8880 and following the provider validation prompt.

What’s new

Be sure to check out the “What’s New References” category in the Resources section of the Resource Center at to keep current on new and revised payor notices, provider manuals and state-specific policies and procedures.

To find this section, click on Resource Center at the top of the website. Then look at the Resources box on the right. Scroll down close to the bottom and you’ll see What’s New References. We encourage you to check out the Resource Center on a regular basis to see updates as they occur.

Here is a recap of the new or updated documents:

New provider document

Date posted

What's new

GEHA plan manual


New document added

Provider manual


Updated document

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