Argus Dental & Vision Awarded Partnership with Florida Healthy Kids Corporation

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Argus Dental & Vision, a premier benefits organization, is awarded a 2-year contract to administer dental plan benefits statewide for Florida Healthy Kids members.

On January 27, 2016, Argus Dental & Vision, an incumbent Florida Healthy Kids provider, was awarded another 2-year statewide contract to administer comprehensive dental services for Florida Healthy Kids enrollees commencing on July 1, 2016. The Invitation to Negotiate 2015-02, had three scoring areas of Administrative, Networks, and Premium Rates. Overall, Argus Dental & Vision, scored the highest of all participants.

CEO Nicholas M.“Dr. Nick" Kavouklis, DMD stated: “We are honored to have the opportunity to continue to serve the Florida Healthy Kids enrollees in this vital program to assure access to quality dental care services for Florida’s children. The submission of such an ITN was a Herculean task containing an extensive and comprehensive due-diligence checklist. We are very proud our grade of 97% which was the highest of all applicants. I believe this highlights the hard work, diligence, and commitment of all our Argus team members.”

“Over the course of 2015, Argus has experienced exceptional membership growth that is supported by an ever growing first-class customer service team and robust technology platforms,” stated Dr. Nick. “Earning our second 2-year contract with Florida Healthy Kids demonstrates our team’s proven ability to provide the quality of services that Florida Healthy Kids Corp. demands for its members.”

About Argus Dental & Vision, Inc.

Founded in 2007 by a Florida dentist, Argus provides dental and vision benefits that offer value and quality to members. Argus is licensed through the Florida Department of Insurance and is the first dental plan organization in the United States to be accredited for quality care by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and is contracted with the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation to provide affordable dental care to children. 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. Visit us at http://www.argusdentalvision.com

About Florida Healthy Kids Corporation

The Florida Healthy Kids Corporation (“FHKC”) is a Florida non-profit corporation. It was established by the State of Florida in 1990 to demonstrate the concept of using school systems as a grouping mechanism for the purpose of providing comprehensive health insurance coverage for children. The Florida Healthy Kids Corporation Act can be found in section 624.91, Florida Statutes.

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