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2022
January
27,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the leading oral health care company managing dental and vision benefits for more than 33 million Americans, has received a score of 95 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (HRC CEI). Known as...
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2021
December
22,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced an investment in organizations that advance and promote diversity, equity and inclusion in oral health care.With this investment, DentaQuest is supporting efforts to break down barriers to accessing oral health care. DentaQ...
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November
22,
2021
| 13:27 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced a $10,000 contribution to Zebra Coalition Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports LGBTQ+ youth. The support DentaQuest is providing to Zebra Coalition will help provide dental care for clients of the organization — LGB...
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November
08,
2021
| 10:54 AM America/New_York
NEW YORK — Steven Barefoot, DDS, clinical manager, value-based payments at DentaQuest, will be leading a session focused on value-based care (VBC) at the 2021 New York Health Plan Association Annual Conference. At DentaQuest, Barefoot provides clinic...
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October
28,
2021
| 17:47 PM America/New_York
The Dental Care Plus Group (DCPG), a DentaQuest company, announced today that Jennifer Agnello, RHU, CBC, has joined the company as its new vice president, commercial market. As a trusted insurance professional with many ties to the Cincinnati commun...
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October
15,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest was officially recognized this month as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company in the financial services and insurance category by Great Place to Work®. According to the certification, 75% of DentaQuest employees say the company is a gre...
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October
13,
2021
| 15:47 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest announced today that executive vice president and chief human resources officer Roxanne Martinez has been named to ALPFA’s 2021 Most Powerful Latinas. This recognition highlights 50 of the most powerful and influential senior-level Latinas...
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October
03,
2021
| 19:05 PM America/New_York
Strategic fit for Sun Life in attractive dental segments, more than doubling its U.S. employee benefits revenues and complementing its existing portfolio as a leader in health and group benefitsPositions Sun Life as a leading dental benefits provider...
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September
15,
2021
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Today DentaQuest recognizes and celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, which honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic Americans and commemorates heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. In alignment with its commitment to improving oral...
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August
23,
2021
| 12:58 PM America/New_York
Jim Mangia, president and CEO of St. John’s Well Child & Family Center, will be recognized as a 2021 DentaQuest Health Equity Hero for his work to protect residents in Los Angeles during the pandemic, including vaccinating more than 266,000 at-risk r...
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August
06,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
The rise of the social media platform TikTok during the past year has led to an increase in do-it-yourself (DIY) dentistry that many professionals in the oral health community, including Amber Bonnaig, DDS, of DentaQuest, are warning against due to t...
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July
13,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
On its inaugural Health Equity Hero Day today, DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company dedicated to improving the oral health of all, announced its 2021 Health Equity Heroes: Champions of the Pandemic. Now in its seventh year, the Denta...
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July
06,
2021
| 13:47 PM America/New_York
It is time to recognize the many health and community leaders who worked tirelessly to ensure equity in access and care during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company dedicated to improving the oral hea...
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July
01,
2021
| 11:12 AM America/New_York
Low-income adults who receive Medicaid coverage can now obtain routine oral health care, thanks to a new law in Virginia that funds an oral health benefit for adults. Prior to today, the state Medicaid program only covered emergency oral health servi...
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June
18,
2021
| 11:34 AM America/New_York
“Tomorrow we will celebrate Juneteenth! We must also pause to recognize the work that remains to achieve true equity. Let there be no doubt - health care is one of the greatest drivers of inequity in this country. At DentaQuest, we are committed to b...
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April
21,
2021
| 10:06 AM America/New_York
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) recently selected DentaQuest, the nation’s largest and most experienced Medicaid dental benefits administrator, to receive a one-year dental benefit management contract.OHCA chose DentaQuest and two other den...
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April
14,
2021
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
Focused on improving the digital experience for customers in an increasingly fast-paced, personalized marketplace, DentaQuest recently welcomed Katherine (Kathy) Kountze as chief information officer (CIO) effective April 5.Kathy will work closely wit...
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March
31,
2021
| 13:05 PM America/New_York
With a continued commitment to improve oral health for its customers and members by removing barriers to care, driving operational excellence and improving outcomes, DentaQuest announced the addition of Kamila Chytil as executive vice president and c...
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March
23,
2021
| 17:07 PM America/New_York
Reflecting progress toward more preventive, value-based oral health care, DentaQuest, the administrator of TennCare’s dental program, today announced it is distributing approximately $390,000 in direct payments to prevention-focused Medicaid dental p...
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March
18,
2021
| 10:03 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest recently announced an investment in research programs designed to support students of color and increase diversity in the dental profession.With this investment, DentaQuest is advancing research dedicated to growing the pipeline of student...
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March
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced a major investment geared toward diversifying the oral health community’s provider population.DentaQuest is contributing $20,000 to the Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) for a pilot program designed to support Amer...
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March
09,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced three significant investments to support a more diverse future for the nation’s oral health provider population.DentaQuest recently awarded $30,000 in funds and resources to three university externship programs across the c...
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March
05,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
To mark National Dentist Day tomorrow, March 6, DentaQuest celebrates the essential work of dentists and their dental teams.The following is a statement from DentaQuest President and CEO Steve Pollock on National Dentist's Day:“This year has been inc...
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March
04,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The search for the 2021 Health Equity Heroes has officially begun.For the past six years, the DentaQuest Health Equity Hero awards have celebrated individuals and organizations behind extraordinary work that champions equitable oral care and health c...
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February
10,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the leading oral health care company managing dental and vision benefits for 30 million Americans, today applauded the decision by the Biden Administration to re-open the federal health care marketplace for three months, allowing millions...
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February
04,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, recently donated $10,000 to Future Smiles, a nonprofit that serves children with critical dental needs who lack access to dental care.The gift will support meeting these childr...
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February
01,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The Louisiana Department of Health recently awarded a three-year contract to DentaQuest, the nation’s largest and most experienced Medicaid benefits administrator, as one of two dental managed care providers for Medicaid-enrolled adults and children ...
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January
20,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, today announced a $25,000 contribution to the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Dental Medicine Student Outreach Fund to support dental care for women, children, ...
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January
12,
2021
| 12:59 PM America/New_York
President and CEO of the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA recently became the newest member of Blue Shield of California’s Board of Directors.Blue Shield of California is a nonprofit health plan known ...
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2020
December
15,
2020
| 09:09 AM America/New_York
The Journal of Public Health Dentistry (JPHD) released a special issue dedicated to the urgent need to rethink our oral health system with a focus on value-based care (VBC). Leaders from the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement served a...
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