Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care affirms that Argus Dental Plan meets nationally recognized standards for quality care.
Tampa, Fla.–Argus Dental Plan (www.argusdental.com) is pleased to announce it has achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), a leader in developing standards for medical and dental care.
Argus Dental Plan provides quality-based Prepaid Dental Plans, Dental Discount Plans, Dental Saving Accounts (DSA), Dental PPO, and HMO.Founded by a Florida dentist, Argus Dental Plan is the first dental plan organization in the country to be accredited by AAAHC, which has surveyed and accredited managed care organizations since 1983.
“Being the first dental plan to earn the AAAHC seal is an honor. It demonstrates our commitment to meeting high standards in patient care, customer service, and business management,” said Nicholas Kavouklis DMD, Argus Dental Plan’s founder and president.
To earn accreditation, Argus Dental Plan was surveyed through an on-site review.The review was conducted by medical professionals who are experts in industry standards relevant to managed care organizations.
The AAAHC accreditation process demonstrated that Argus Dental Plan meets benchmarks in quality of management, rights of members, clinical records, and health education.
“Argus Dental Plan is dedicated to providing dental plans that match the needs of businesses and members,” added Kavouklis.“Studies show that access to quality dental care is vital for overall good health, thereby contributing to the success of an organization and the health of its members.”
AAAHC was founded and is governed by eighteen medical societies and associations. In addition to accreditation for qualified managed care organizations, AAAHC accredits primary care and specialty care providers who meet quality benchmarks.
About Argus Dental Plan (www.argusdental.com):
Founded in 2007 by a Florida dentist, Argus Dental Plan provides dental benefits that offer value and quality to all members. Argus is licensed through the Florida Department of Insurance and is owned and operated by professionals with extensive experience with dental insurance and clinical dentistry. The Argus network of thousands of providers is conveniently located throughout Florida. Through collaboration between consumers, dentists and insurance agents, Argus has developed flexible benefit plans to meet the specific needs of individuals, families, large and small employer groups, governmental agencies, and associations of all sizes.