Navigation Links
National Dental Insurer United Concordia to Receive $660 Million Contract From U.S. Department of Defense
Date:10/20/2008

More Than 100,000 Active Duty Service Members to Be Served Beginning in

August

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia Companies, Inc. has been awarded the five-year Active Duty Dental Program (ADDP) contract by the United States Department of Defense (DoD). This is the second major DoD contract to be awarded to the Harrisburg, PA-based national dental insurer. The contract, which is valued at approximately $660 million, will begin August 1, 2009. It is expected to serve more than 100,000 Active Duty Service Members (ADSMs) annually.

"United Concordia is both pleased and honored to have been selected as the administrator for the ADDP," said Daniel J. Lebish, United Concordia president and chief executive officer. "We look forward to continuing our partnership with the TRICARE Management Activity to administer exceptional programs and service for the TRICARE Dental Program and now the ADDP."

United Concordia, a Highmark company, will administer dental benefits for ADSMs who are referred by military Dental Treatment Facilities (DTFs) to the civilian dental community for care, or who reside more than 50 miles from a military DTF.

United Concordia will provide ADSMs care through its dental network of over 50,000 general dentists and 9,500 specialists across the country. To support the unique needs of the ADDP, United Concordia will perform case management through an innovative referral and authorization process -- a first in dental. United Concordia's Dental Care Finder capability will assist ADSMs in obtaining dental appointments on-line or via a live representative. United Concordia will also track dental readiness to ensure ADSMs are ready to deploy through a state-of-the-art reporting system designed specifically for the ADDP. Further, the Government will have access to numerous, individually produced reports on a 24/7 basis.

United Concordia has administered dental benefi
'/>"/>

SOURCE United Concordia Companies, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. The Wellness Community Announces National Cancer Survivorship Research & Training Institute in Philadelphia
2. Heifer International: The Greener Good for Holiday Giving
3. China Yingxia International, Inc. to Promote Benefits of Its Soy Milk Products Over Scandal-Stricken Cows Milk in China
4. New National Public Opinion Survey Reveals Important Findings on Oral Health Care Perceptions
5. Ms. Planet Beach International to be Hosted by Ali Landry and Lorenzo Lamas
6. National Family Partnership Designates October 27th Lock Your Meds Day
7. Midlothian Resident Katherine McCary Appointed by President Bush to National Council on Disability
8. National RN Union Launches Multi-State Drive for Healthcare Voters With Road Show in Nevada, October 13 Through 17
9. The Latino Commission on AIDS Call on Presidential Candidates to Honor National Latino AIDS Awareness Day on October 15
10. Action Donation Services Welcomes Joanne Olson as New National Client Charity Representative
11. Cancer screening rates among older Medicaid patients fall short of national objectives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay ... An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting ... and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The ... and girls aged 11 and 12 get the three-dose vaccine ... active. Yet, despite a slight increase ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014 Home Care Assistance ... provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in ... be supporting senior-led projects in Alberta through their New ... for Seniors Program is a federal grants and contributions ... who make a difference in the lives of others ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... one of the leading dress manufacturers and retailers, has ... for women. In addition, the reliable supplier has ... They are available at discounted rates, up to 58% ... “We are pleased to announce our new range of ... number of stylish special occasion gowns for sale, including ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014 Ticket Down ... International Champions Cup Match between Manchester City and Liverpool ... one of the most iconic locations is Yankee Stadium. It ... but it is quickly becoming a location that any major ... home to the New York Yankees from Major League Baseball, ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Mahendra Trivedi and his wife Dahryn ... is Power’ on Saturday, July 26, 2014. People from ... life transforming event as they will get a chance ... days are left for the commencement of this rare ... Masters™ Dahryn Trivedi (his wife) and Alice Branton will ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says 2Health News:Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says 3Health News:Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region Weighs in on Alberta Communities Receiving Funding to Support Seniors and Senior Caregivers 2Health News:Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region Weighs in on Alberta Communities Receiving Funding to Support Seniors and Senior Caregivers 3Health News:Famous Supplier Stwd.co.uk Announces Its New Selection of Evening Dresses for Women 2Health News:Manchester City vs. Liverpool FC Tickets Yankee Stadium: Ticket Down Cuts Ticket Prices for Guinness International Champions Cup Match in NYC on July 30th 2Health News:Manchester City vs. Liverpool FC Tickets Yankee Stadium: Ticket Down Cuts Ticket Prices for Guinness International Champions Cup Match in NYC on July 30th 3Health News:Mahendra Trivedi to Host an Online Workshop ‘Consciousness is Power’ 2Health News:Mahendra Trivedi to Host an Online Workshop ‘Consciousness is Power’ 3
... used to strengthen weak muscles that can lead to urinary leakage. ... ... Hospital ( http://www.beaumonthospitals.com ) are first in the United States to treat ... study. The stem cells are used to strengthen weak muscles that control ...
... Joins Florida Renal Coalition, National Kidney Foundation of Florida ... Insurance for Florida,s Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients, and to ... Fla., March 10 Former Miami Heat stand-out and ... is also a kidney transplant recipient, participated in numerous ...
... PLAINS, N.Y., March 10 The Leukemia & Lymphoma ... through its Give & Get program, to raise funds ... initiatives.LLS is one of six nonprofit organizations that Gap ... Get promotion. For three days in March, Gap Inc. ...
... March 10, 2009 A simple balance test may ... study published in the March 2009 issue of the ... was carried out in 16 university hospital departments of ... outpatients suffering from AD. This population is representative of ...
... Lives with 10-Sessions for Permanent Weight LossNEW YORK, March ... work. It,s called The Caryl Ehrlich Program, and it ... Instead of countless diets, The Program teaches participants one-on-one ... word to lose weight and keep it off forever.The ...
... Mobile Massage Team ( www.mobilemassageteam.com ), a leading provider ... promotional events, and special affairs, today announced that the ... 2009 Trade Fair ( http://www.lehighvalleychamber.org ) at Northampton Community ... noon - 6:00 pm. Team members will be ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Beaumont Launches 1st U.S. Adult Human Stem Cell Study for Stress Urinary Incontinence 2Health News:Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning Visits Florida Legislature, Governor to Urge Needed Coverage for Florida Kidney Patients 2Health News:Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning Visits Florida Legislature, Governor to Urge Needed Coverage for Florida Kidney Patients 3Health News:Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning Visits Florida Legislature, Governor to Urge Needed Coverage for Florida Kidney Patients 4Health News:Gap Inc., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Encourage Shoppers to Support Cancer-Fighting Programs 2Health News:A simple balance test may predict cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:Behavioral Approach to Weight Loss 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014  Perrigo Company (NYSE: ... has received an AB therapeutic equivalent rating from the ... approved New Drug Application (NDA) for testosterone gel 1.0%. ... to [AbbVie,s] AndroGel 1% and can be substituted with ... clinical effect and safety profile as AndroGel 1% when ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014 Talyst, a market leader in ... Association of State Veterans Homes (NASVH) Summer Conference in ... of the NASVH is to ensure that each and ... term health care and respect which they have earned ... the InSite® Remote Dispensing System, Talyst can help State ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Calif. , July 24, 2014  Lazarus ... development of novel interventional devices to facilitate removal ... States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a ... technology behind the company,s Lazarus Cover TM ... The Lazarus ReCover is a single-component stent-retriever (stentriever) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Perrigo Confirms AB Therapeutic Equivalent Rating From The FDA For Its Testosterone Gel 1.0% 2Perrigo Confirms AB Therapeutic Equivalent Rating From The FDA For Its Testosterone Gel 1.0% 3Talyst Exhibits at the National Association of State Veterans Homes Summer Conference 2Lazarus Effect Receives Notice of Allowance for New US Patent Covering Core Protection Technology 2
... Results Expected in November 2008, BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. ... today the completion of patient enrollment and dosing,for the ... safety and,efficacy of its formulation of 12-hour extended-release (ER) ... report top-line,results from this pivotal trial in November 2008. ...
... world,s most influential medical journal, the New England Journal,of ... company,s study,of the Diamyd(R) diabetes vaccine for type 1 ... article is now available on the journal,s web site,( ... 30. It presents the,results of the concluded Phase II ...
Cached Medicine Technology:SCOLR Pharma Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment and Dosing for Pivotal Clinical Trial Evaluating Extended Release Ibuprofen 2SCOLR Pharma Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment and Dosing for Pivotal Clinical Trial Evaluating Extended Release Ibuprofen 3Diamyd(R) Study Published in Prestigious New England Journal of Medicine 2Diamyd(R) Study Published in Prestigious New England Journal of Medicine 3Diamyd(R) Study Published in Prestigious New England Journal of Medicine 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: