Dental Insurance

Delta Dental

Linn County offers full-time and part-time employees who are scheduled to work 20 hours a week or more a dental insurance plan administered by Delta Dental. Your premium will vary based on the number of hours you are regularly scheduled to work.

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Summary of Dental Benefits 

Enrolling/Making Changes

Employees have 31 days from their date of hire or 31 days from the date of a qualifying life event to make changes to their dental insurance policies.

Qualifying Life Events

If you experience a qualifying life event, you must notify Human Resources at 319-892-5120 to make changes to your dental policy within 31 days of the event. Qualifying events include, but are not limited to:

  • Change in your marital status (marriage, divorce or legal separation)
  • Addition of a dependent (birth or adoption of a child)
  • Death of a covered dependent
  • Loss or gain of eligibility for insurance coverage for you or a covered dependent

If you miss the 31 day deadline, no changes can be made unless you have another qualifying life event.

Open Enrollment

Linn County does not offer open enrollment for dental benefits. Changes can be made within 31 days from hire date or 31 days from an event date.