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Highlights: United Concordia Dental

WE ARE PROUD TO SHARE THESE 2019 STORIES:

Tim Constantine, president, United Concordia Dental

Value-added program strengthens customer relationships

Quinn Dufurrena, DDS, JD, chief dental officer, United Concordia Dental

Chief Dental Officer emphasizes "ounce of prevention" for oral health

Overview

United Concordia Companies Inc. and its subsidiaries — collectively referred to as United Concordia Dental — proudly deliver dental solutions focused on healthier mouths for healthier lives. Based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United Concordia Dental is licensed in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and offers the marketplace more than 45 years of experience.

Drawing on market-leading research, United Concordia Dental is building innovative dental solutions that reinforce the important role oral health plays in total health, while delivering access to high-quality, cost-effective dental care.

Products like Smile for Health® — Wellness and the Pregnancy Benefit provide enhanced benefits for expecting mothers and members with certain chronic medical conditions.

As a founding member of the Harvard Initiative on Integrating Oral Health and Medicine, United Concordia Dental is helping foster a discussion and identify strategies to improve oral and total health. Chairman of the Board Chip Merkel and Chief Dental Officer Quinn Dufurrena, D.D.S., J.D., are members of the Dean's Advisory Board at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

In 2019, United Concordia Dental earned a three-year Utilization Review Accreditation Committee (URAC) reaccreditation for the quality of its network management activities. The company is one of the first dental insurers to receive this distinction, which it has held since 2013.

United Concordia Dental partnered with SAGE Scholars this year to offer the College Tuition Benefit® program, which helps customers offset the cost of sending a family member to college. The program is a cost-free addition to employee benefit packages.

United Concordia Dental's network includes more than 126,000 unique dentists at over 393,000 access points.

United Concordia Dental has 8.9 million members and more than 22,000 commercial clients.

United Concordia Dental administers the world's largest voluntary dental benefits plan, the TRICARE Dental Program for active duty family members, and National Guard and Reserve members and their families.

In 2019, United Concordia Dental helped provide $14 million in free dental care to more than 19,000 people in need.


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