State Dental and Vision Plans

The Arizona Department of Administration provides medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance to state employees, including University of Arizona employees and their legal dependents. This page outlines just the dental and vision options. For medical options, visit the State Medical Plans webpage.

  Note: The following plans are not available to employees who wish to enroll a domestic partner. Please visit the University Alternative Plans webpage for more information about domestic partner coverage.



Dental Insurance

You have two dental insurance options. Download the comparison document, or review the information below.

Dental Plan Comparison (PDF)

Cigna Dental Care Access - HMO

View Cigna website

  • You must choose an in-network primary dental provider.

  • Reduced costs for services (fixed co-payments).

  • No provider networks in these states: Alaska, Idaho, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming, and the Virgin Islands.

Additional resources:

Delta Dental - PPO

View Delta Dental website

  • May see any licensed dentist.

  • Preventive services are not subject to the annual deductible.

  • Restorative services are subject to the annual deductible, then plan pays a percentage of post-deductible expenses for basic and major restorative services.

Additional resources:

Dental/Vision Premiums: 2021 Plan

View Dental/Vision Rates (PDF)

Vision Insurance

You have the option of selecting the Avesis vision plan.

Visit the Avesis website.

  • Participating network providers are contracted with Avesis to provide services at a reduced rate for Avesis members. You may choose from a participating network provider or an out-of-network provider. Out-of-network providers may result in higher out-of-pocket costs.

  • Co-payments, deductibles, or coinsurance fees may be charged when you use services.

  • When using out-of-network providers, you must pay the provider and submit an itemized statement to Avesis for reimbursement of covered expenses.

View the Plan Summary (PDF)

Additional resources:

Do you need more assistance?


Connect with HR Solutions to help
review your options.

Call: 520-621-3660.


Connect with individual insurance carriers' and other providers' customer service departments.

Visit the Contacts and Policy/Group Numbers web page.