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First Dental Health Partners with Joppel by HealthCompare to Offer New Dental Choice and Additional Discount Health Services

May 30, 2012

SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Joppel.com, a free online tool that helps the Medicare community (seniors, caregivers, Medicare beneficiaries, agents, pharmacies, doctors, and advocates) make better Medicare plan decisions, has partnered with First Dental Health to offer discount dental services through more than 100,000 providers who are part of the nationwide network of New Dental Choice. The New Dental Choice discount dental plan was created to provide affordable dental care at general dentists and specialists offices to individuals, families, and groups who aren’t covered by dental insurance.

Launched in 2009, HealthCompare is an online insurance comparison site available at no cost to help brokers, individuals, and families easily research, compare, buy, and enroll in the right health insurance plan at the right price. Service was expanded in 2010 with the introduction of Joppel.com, which helps the retired, seniors, caregivers, and others research available Medicare plan options and enroll online or with assistance from a licensed representative.

According to Joppel Senior Vice President Kyal Moody, “Those eligible for Medicare services often don’t have dental insurance, so we’re happy to be able to offer these services through New Dental Choice, which provides seniors and others with access to quality dental services, at affordable prices, with no deductibles and no service exclusions.”

Joppel by HealthCompare will offer membership in New Dental Choice plans, which include discounts from VSP® Vision Care, the EPIC Hearing Service Plan, and the CVS Caremark prescription Discount Card Program. “We are pleased to partner with The Word & Brown Companies, one of the most respected names in insurance services,” said Michael S. Grossman DDS, President and CEO of First Dental Health.

First Dental Health, a full-service dental network management company providing products, networks, and related services nationwide, manages the largest independent PPO network in California. New Dental Choice, a nationwide discount dental plan offered by First Dental Health, provides dental discounts of 25 to 60 percent on all dental services. Anyone can become a member, and there are no deductibles, no high premiums or coinsurance, and no waiting periods.

Headquartered in Orange, California, and trusted for nearly 30 years, The Word & Brown Companies include HealthCompare.com and Joppel.com, online resources to help consumers shop and select the right health and Medicare coverage; CHOICE Administrators®, the nation’s only private health insurance exchange; employee benefits administrator CONEXIS®; and Quotit® Corporation, the leading Internet application service provider for health and benefits brokers. For information, visit www.wordandbrowncompanies.com.

Media Contact: Katelynn Sarcione, Marketing Communications Manager, www.newdentalchoice.com (858) 444-2604.

SOURCE First Dental Health

Source: PR Newswire