Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield have entered into partnership with Chamber Insurance Trust (CIT) to offer dental products to Chambers of Commerce members in Connecticut.

According to the Anthem Blue Cross, the dental Prime and Complete programs, available from 1 January 2011.

The new dental portfolio includes three core plan designs – Value dental plans, Classic dental plans and Enhanced dental plans.

The Value plans include coverage for basic services such as cleanings, exams, X-rays and fillings.

The Classic plans include coverage for basic dental services and additional coverage for most major services, all with high annual maximum benefit levels.

The Enhanced plans offer the improved level of coverage and include choices for higher annual maximum benefit levels and lower member coinsurance amounts.

In addition, voluntary dental plans are available and allow employers to offer dental coverage to their employees at no additional cost to the employer. All dental plans include coverage for brush biopsy for early cancer detection.

Dental Prime and Dental Complete products are underwritten by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

The Chamber Life and Chamber Disability portfolio includes life, accidental death & dismemberment, short-term disability, long-term disability and voluntary products.

The programs will enable approximately 40,000 local businesses and working Chambers of Commerce across the state to offer their employees and members Anthem dental products.

The Prime dental network includes a national network of 84,000 provider locations and Complete includes a nationwide network of 90,000 provider locations.

Locally in Connecticut, Prime includes 2,541 providers and Complete includes 2,862 providers.