DMAS Announces Enhanced Dental Benefits to Adult Members

After July 1, 2021, Optima Family Care will no longer offer enhanced dental benefits to Medicaid and FAMIS members. Beginning July 1, 2021, the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) will offer comprehensive dental services for 750,000 adult Medicaid and FAMIS members 21 and older.

The DMAS dental benefits administrator is DentaQuest and benefits will be paid directly by DMAS. The existing DMAS benefit programs for Smiles for Children and the adult pregnant members will not change.

More information is available on the Virginia Medicaid website.

You can also review the DMAS member fact sheet and the provider fact sheet.