What is the Old Age Pension Dental Program?
The Colorado Old Age Pension Dental Program is a public assistance program to provide basic dental care to individuals who may be eligible for Old Age Pension or other programs. Beneficiaries do not have to be currently receiving OAP to qualify. The program will cover exams, x-rays, cleanings, amalgam & composite fillings, periodontal planing, complete and partial dentures (including relines and other repairs), extractions and some surgery procedures. There may be co-payments depending on the procedure.
Who is eligible for the Old Age Pension Dental Program?
Individuals must be 60 years old and either eligible for Medicaid (including the Medicare Savings Programs, but not long-term care services such as HCBS) or Old Age Pension. Individuals do not have to be receiving the benefit, only be eligible for it.
How to use the Old Age Pension Dental Program?
To receive services, individuals should contact a Dental Program contractor for their county of residence directly. Each contractor will have different application methods.