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    DentaQuest Forges New Partnership with EmblemHealth

    Collaboration on oral health strategies will provide added value to members

    BOSTON, MA – DentaQuest, the nation’s leading oral health enterprise with roughly 24 million members across 30 states, is partnering with EmblemHealth to effectively support the health plan’s dental strategy.
     
    EmblemHealth is one of the nation’s largest non-profit health plans serving roughly 3.1 million members.  As a partner, the health plan will leverage DentaQuest’s best-in-class administration, comprehensive analytics, and IT platform to support a strong provider network in delivering value-based oral health care.
     
    “We deliver value-driven solutions to our clients, with a focus on enabling more care with better outcomes at lower costs. Together with EmblemHealth, we will reach millions of New Yorkers with sustainable, person-centered oral health services,” said Steve Pollock, president and chief executive officer of DentaQuest. “We understand innovation is not an advantage, but a business imperative, and we look forward to collaborating to advance value-based health care.”
     
    “We see DentaQuest as a strong strategic partner, helping to position us for a successful future,” said Jay Sheehy, senior vice president of product innovation at EmblemHealth. “Together, we will innovate and test models of medical-dental integration, improve product offerings, and more so that our members get the care that’s right for them.”
     
    About DentaQuest
    Based in Boston, Mass., DentaQuest (www.dentaquest.com) is the largest oral health company in the Medicaid space. Along with its charitable DentaQuest Foundation (www.dentaquestfoundation.org), its clinical DentaQuest Care Group and its educational DentaQuest Institute (www.dentaquestinstitute.org), its mission is to improve the oral health of all. Follow DentaQuest on Twitter @DentaQuest, Facebook at www.facebook.com/DentaQuest, Instagram @inside_dentaquest and LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/dentaquest, and subscribe to our blog, Oral Health Matters at http://oralhealthmatters.blogspot.com/.
     
    About EmblemHealth
    EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health plans, serves 3.1 million people who live and work across the New York tri-state area. The company offers quality, affordable health benefits to consumers, employers and government purchasers as well as coverage for prescription drugs, dental and vision care. EmblemHealth utilizes a choice of quality networks to deliver personalized, coordinated care while leading the market in value-based delivery. For more information, visit emblemhealth.com.