Delta Dental Purchase of Interest in Moda FAQ

Update: The DMHC approved Delta Dental’s purchase of an interest in Moda on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

Delta Dental of California (Delta Dental) filed notice with the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) on September 6, 2018, to purchase a 49.5 percent interest in Moda, Inc, (Moda) an Oregon insurance company. Moda is currently owned by Oregon Dental Services (Delta Dental Plan of Oregon).

Delta Dental is a DMHC-licensed plan and reported approximately 25,043,000 dental enrollees as of September 30, 2018. Moda is not a DMHC-licensed plan.

This FAQ provides information on the DMHC’s authority and review of this filing.


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