MIT Plan Frequently Asked Questions

What is the coverage period?

10/1/14 – 9/30/15

What is the cost?

$254.64 for individual and $643.92 for family

Will I be billed for the annual cost of the plan?

Yes. The annual cost of the plan is paid in a single lump-sum payment.

Can I make monthly payments instead of one lump-sum payment?

No. The annual cost of the plan is paid in a single lump-sum payment.

I realize that the deadline to enroll has passed, is it still possible to sign up?

No. Once the enrollment deadline has passed, you cannot enroll in the plan.

Do I have to be a registered graduate student to sign up?

Yes. You must be an MIT graduate student registered in an MIT degree program.

Are Visiting Students eligible for the plan?

No. You must be an MIT graduate student registered in an MIT degree program.

How do I enroll for the plan?

To sign up for the plan, go to Crosby Benefits.

What can I expect after enrolling?

New subscribers will receive a Delta Dental ID card within 3 weeks of annual fee payment.

How do I find a dentist?

To find a dentist, go to the Delta Dental Dentist search page and select “Delta Dental PPO Value Plan.”

Does MIT Dental Services accept this plan?

At this time, MIT Dental Services does not accept this plan.

Do I have coverage if I go out of the state of Massachusetts?

Yes, but your coverage switches to Out-of-Network once you leave the state of Massachusetts.

Can I cancel my coverage during the enrollment period?

No. The enrollment period is fixed and there are no cancellations during this period. Coverage continues for the enrollment period even if the subscriber leaves MIT.

Do I have to sign up for the plan every year?

Yes. Coverage in the dental plan must be renewed annually.

What should I do if I have not received or have lost my Delta Dental ID card?

Call Delta Dental Customer Service at 800-872-0500.

Who should I call with questions?

Enrollment & billing – Crosby Benefits at 617-928-0700
Coverage, claims & restrictions – Delta Dental at 800-872-0500

How do I change my address?

Call Crosby Benefits at 617-928-0700.

What is the Delta Dental group number for the MIT Graduate Student Dental Plan (Delta Dental PPO Value Plan)?

The group number is 009998-9005. You will need this number when you contact customer service at Delta Dental of Massachusetts (800-872-0500).