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2023
January
19,
2023
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
Steven Brady, regional vice president of client engagement for DentaQuest, recently joined TeamSmile’s Board of Directors, reinforcing both a personal and professional dedication to improving access to oral health.   TeamSmile is the nation’s premier...
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January
17,
2023
| 11:49 AM America/New_York
Sun Life U.S. and DentaQuest, which is part of Sun Life U.S., have donated $100,000 to Embrace Boston, a fund established in 2017 to create a memorial tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King.“We are pleased to contribute to this...
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2022
November
14,
2022
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
As part of its commitment to uplifting underserved communities and expanding access to dental care, DentaQuest this year has continued its support of free health care services to individuals in need at Missions of Mercy and similar pop-up clinics acr...
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October
31,
2022
| 10:47 AM America/New_York
As part of its mission to improve the oral health of all, DentaQuest is expanding access to dental care in three Florida Panhandle counties, all designated as dental health professional shortage areas (HPSAs).  Current data shows the region has 25% l...
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October
11,
2022
| 11:44 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Roxanne Martinez is an inductee to the Association of Latino Professionals For America’s (ALPFA) second annual Most Powerful Latinas (MPL) Hall of Fame. Roxann...
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October
06,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s second largest dental benefits administrator, today announced it has been selected as a preferred vendor by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP). Specifically, DentaQuest is recommended as a partner for denta...
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October
04,
2022
| 08:51 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s largest provider of Medicaid and CHIP dental solutions, today announced a $500,000 contribution to the Florida Disaster Fund, which assists Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of disaster. In add...
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September
29,
2022
| 09:42 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s largest provider of Medicaid and CHIP dental solutions, and TeamSmile, today announced the launch of the TeamSmile Dental Home Project powered by DentaQuest, a nationwide initiative that connects children in need with long-te...
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September
22,
2022
| 11:39 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced Medicaid dental benefits administrators, today announced its new engagement with Partners Health Plan (PHP) to increase access to oral health care and improve outcomes for individuals with ...
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September
21,
2022
| 13:30 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest President Steve Pollock and his wife Susan, recently received the Friend & Leader Award by the Massachusetts Association of Mental Health (MAMH). This award recognizes individuals whose work contributes to progress in awareness, health pro...
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July
13,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/New_York
On this second annual Health Equity Hero Day, DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company dedicated to improving the oral health of all, announced its 2022 Health Equity Heroes: disruptors in health systems. In addition to celebrating and p...
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July
06,
2022
| 11:42 AM America/New_York
Today, Steve Pollock, president of DentaQuest, the organization that administers the Medicaid dental benefit on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia, released the following statement reacting to Governor Youngkin signing the fiscal year 2023 budget...
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July
01,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest and Presbyterian Health Plan (PHP), today, celebrate 25 years of partnership, which has helped thousands of New Mexicans receive comprehensive oral health care. To commemorate this exceptional partnership, DentaQuest is contributing a tota...
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June
27,
2022
| 11:42 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest announced today that Kamila Chytil, COO and executive vice president, and Roxanne Martinez, CHRO and executive vice president, have been named to Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2022 Women Worth Watching in Leadership. This recognition ack...
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June
01,
2022
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF), through its U.S. business, announced today the completion of its acquisition of DentaQuest, the second-largest dental benefits provider in the U.S. by membership. Sun Life has acquired DentaQuest from C...
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May
25,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest announced today that Hyon Leon, director, data analytics & underwriting, has been named to Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2022 Asian Leaders Worth Watching. This recognition highlights Asian men and women who, through advocacy, perseveran...
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May
12,
2022
| 14:40 PM America/New_York
Brian Jones, vice president of commercial, individual and exchange for DentaQuest, recently joined TeamSmile’s Board of Directors, reinforcing both a personal and professional dedication to improving oral health for all. TeamSmile is the nation’s pre...
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April
04,
2022
| 12:58 PM America/New_York
Kamila Chytil was recently appointed to Synchrony’s board of directors, effective April 1. In its news release, Synchrony President and CEO Brian Doubles said, “We’re excited to welcome Kamila to the Synchrony Board of Directors. Kamila brings extens...
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March
16,
2022
| 12:09 PM America/New_York
The National Commission on Disability (NCD) recently issued a report titled “Medicaid Oral Health Coverage for Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities – A Fiscal Analysis” to President Biden. The report highlights the proven link betwee...
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March
11,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/New_York
The search for the 2022 Health Equity Heroes is underway.   For the past seven years, the DentaQuest Health Equity Hero awards have recognized individuals and organizations responsible for extraordinary work that champions equitable access to health ...
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March
08,
2022
| 09:27 AM America/New_York
Today, Roxanne Martinez, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for DentaQuest, issued the following statement in celebration of International Women’s Day and the contributions of women in the oral health industry:   “The COVID-19...
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March
01,
2022
| 15:57 PM America/New_York
Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Dental Medicine (CDM) received a $25,000 donation from DentaQuest to support third- and fourth-year students completing externships focused on care for vulnerable populations.One of the nation’s large...
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February
02,
2022
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced a partnership with America’s ToothFairy to educate communities on the dangers of vaping.Teens are vaping at an alarming rate. According to the CDC, as of 2020, 19.6% of high school students and 4.7% of middle school student...
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February
01,
2022
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest is proud to announce it has earned full URAC Dental Plan Accreditation. URAC is an independent organization recognized as the leader in promoting health care quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. This achie...
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February
01,
2022
| 03:21 AM America/New_York
Florida Healthy Kids recently awarded DentaQuest a contract to continue providing dental managed care to enrollees in the state’s CHIP program. DentaQuest has been a partner to the State of Florida since the Healthy Kids program began 20 years ago, m...
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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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