DentaQuest Earns URAC Dental Plan Accreditation
Designation demonstrates highest level of commitment to quality oral health care
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 achievement underscores DentaQuest’s comprehensive commitment to quality care, efficient and effective processes, and improved patient outcomes.
“DentaQuest is pleased to demonstrate that dental plans deliver quality improvements and innovation, just like medical plans,” said Steve Pollock, president and CEO of DentaQuest. “Oral health care must be approached as part of the overall health care system and URAC is doing just that by evaluating dental plans alongside other health care organizations. With this URAC accreditation, we proudly showcase our dedication to quality care and improving the oral – and overall – health of all.”
URAC accreditation involves a comprehensive review of an applicant’s policies, procedures and other organizational information for achievement in nationally recognized standards. The award is effective through Jan. 1, 2025.
“Dental plans need to demonstrate quality these days, and that is what DentaQuest did by earning URAC accreditation of its services,” URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, MD said. “With URAC Dental Plan Accreditation, DentaQuest shows it adheres to best practices in credentialing, management and member relations. It has gone the extra mile to prove its quality.”
DentaQuest is a purpose-driven health care company dedicated to improving the oral health of all. We do this through Preventistry® — our inclusive approach to quality care and expanded access built on trusted partnerships between patients, providers and payors. As one of the nation’s largest and most experienced Medicaid dental benefits administrators, we manage dental and vision benefits for more than 33 million Americans through a nationwide network of providers in all 50 states. Our outcomes-based, cost-effective dental solutions are designed for Medicaid and CHIP, Medicare Advantage, small and large businesses, and individuals. At the same time, we are expanding our footprint of more than 70 oral health centers in six states to deliver direct patient care in rural and underserved populations. Learn more at www.DentaQuest.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. URAC is a nonprofit organization using evidence-based measures and developing standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.