United States - 01/27/2020 (PRDistribution.com)
Tampa, Fla., Argus Dental and Vision, a subsidiary of Aflac Incorporated, announced today four new Medicare Advantage partnerships, including Doctor’s HealthCare Plans, Reliance Health Care, Ultimate Health Plans and Solis Health Plans. Effective Jan. 1, 2020, Argus began administering dental and vision benefits to these new Medicare Advantage members, providing convenient services for their customers.
Argus Dental and Vision services nearly 1 million dental and vision members, providing benefits management solutions to Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program carriers. In addition, the company offers both group and individual network dental and vision insurance plans to employers and individuals. Argus has an established national footprint, serving as a third-party administrator in 48 states. They currently administer Medicare Advantage benefits in Florida and North Carolina. With the addition of these new plans, the company has expanded its reach to Wisconsin and Michigan.
“We are pleased to expand our Medicare Advantage benefits to customers in Wisconsin and Michigan so that we can provide our excellent products and services to a greater number of people who need them,” said Nicholas M. Kavouklis, D.M.D., Argus Dental and Vision CEO and founder. “We have successfully built the capability and capacity to service any size Medicare Advantage plan in all states of the country and believe that with our new affiliation with insurance giant Aflac, we are now in a prime position to rapidly expand our business.”
The company’s network development is driven by meeting the goal of 100% compliance with the established guidelines for both Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, Argus provides diabetic screenings at primary care physician offices for Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set score improvement. Argus also accepts risk for Medicare Advantage ophthalmology services to reduce plan costs for their client partners and enhance quality for members.
About Argus Dental and Vision
Founded in 2007 by a Florida dentist and licensed through the Florida Department of Insurance, Argus provides administration of dental and vision benefits that offer value and quality. Argus is licensed as a prepaid health plan, discount medical plan and third-party administrator in 48 states across the country. Argus is the first dental plan organization in the United States to earn accreditation for quality care for both vision and dental by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Argus provides fully delegated services for Medicare and Medicaid HMO partners, commercial accounts and government agencies such as Florida Healthy Kids Corporation. Collaborations between consumers, providers and insurance agents has enabled Argus to customize flexible and affordable benefit plans to meet the specific needs of individuals, families, employer groups and associations, with current Argus policyholders surpassing 1 million. Visit www.argusdentalvision.com for more information.
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