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MCNA Dental Begins Utah Medicaid Contract

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MCNA Dental began serving members enrolled in the Utah Medicaid Dental Program on September 1, 2018, as a dental benefits manager contracted with the Utah Department of Health. MCNA Dental is one of two dental managed care organizations serving approximately 250,000 Utah Medicaid enrollees statewide. MCNA Dental currently administers dental benefits for 4.2 million children and adults in Texas, Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, and Arkansas, with operations in Washington beginning soon.

MCNA Dental's Utah plan is led by two Utah-based pediatric dentists, Dr. Barney Olsen and Dr. David Stewart. As Co-Dental Directors, Dr. Olsen and Dr. Stewart guide plan operations to ensure MCNA Dental's Utah members receive access to the high quality, compassionate dental care and services that they deserve.

"We are proud to be a part of the future of Utah's oral health. Our focus on early and ongoing preventive care, positive engagement, and targeted member outreach is a proven model for dental care that will help to improve oral health outcomes for our state's Medicaid enrollees. We look forward to collaborating with our providers and community partners to provide the best dental care possible for our members," said Dr. Olsen.

"MCNA Dental believes in enhanced support for our network dentists through world class customer service and innovative technology solutions. We value the voice of the dental community and commit to using provider feedback as a part of our continuous cycle of quality improvement," said Dr. Stewart.

MCNA Dental provides access to high quality oral health care for enrollees in the Utah Medicaid Dental Program through an extensive network of dentists and dental specialists. The company uses innovative outreach campaigns, active case management, and enduring relationships with community partners to serve the most vulnerable populations across the country.

For more information about MCNA Dental, visit our website at http://www.mcna.net.

CONTACT: Eric Sarmany, mediainquiries@mcna.net  


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