Have you heard about MetLife TDP? Not sure if you’re enrolled?
Check these 8 myths about MetLife TDP and make sure you’ve got your facts straight.
Your continued military service entitles your family (and you if you are a member of the National Guard or Reserve) to affordable dental benefits. The TDP helps lower your dental out-of-pocket costs. All you have to do is sign up! Enroll now.
MYTH #1: I have TRICARE medical, so I automatically have Dental.
Snoopy says, “You are not automatically enrolled in dental. Dental coverage requires TDP enrollment.”
- Enroll now using the Beneficiary Web Enrollment site (CAC card required): www.tricare.mil/bwe
- Download the enrollment form and mail it in
- Call 1-855-638-8371 (CONUS), 1-855-638-8372 (OCONUS), 1-855-638-8373 (TDD/TDY hearing impaired)
MYTH #2: I already have dental coverage from my work, so I don’t need it.
Snoopy says, “It’s always a good idea to compare your employer’s plan with the TDP. The TDP has no annual deductibles, no co-payments, no co-insurance, low or no cost-shares, worldwide coverage and affordable premiums.” Compare your coverage…
MYTH #3: I already have dental coverage through the Government so I’m all set.
Snoopy says, “Only Active Duty Service Members are covered. Spouses and children need you to enroll them for dental coverage under the TDP.” (See #1 for enrollment options)
MYTH #4: I have great teeth and don’t need dental coverage.
Snoopy says, “Prepare for the unexpected. Preventive and diagnostic dental care now may help you avoid painful and expensive procedures in the future.”
MYTH #5: I’m a spouse so am automatically enrolled in the TDP.
Snoopy says, “Your active duty sponsor needs to sign you up for dental coverage.” (see #1 for enrollment options)
MYTH #6: It’s too expensive.
Snoopy says, “It’s cheaper than dog food.” Check out the cost…
MYTH #7: It’s hard to sign up!
Snoopy says, “It’s easy, if I can do it, you can do it.” Visit www.metlife.com/tricare to get started!
MYTH #8: I don’t have time to enroll – I’m too busy.
Snoopy says, “Call 1-855-638-8371 or click when it’s convenient for you.”
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