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2013-11-27 08:21:02

New 5-year contract continues benefits administration for active duty service members HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia Companies, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $728 million contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) to continue administration of the Active Duty Dental Program (ADDP). The new contract will most likely take effect Aug. 1, 2014, and provides dental benefits for 1.4 million eligible active duty service members...

2013-06-13 08:28:50

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Jan. 1. 2014, United Concordia Companies, Inc. will once again be the preferred dental carrier for the Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare (LVBCH), headquartered in Bethlehem, PA. Under a new four-year contract, United Concordia will provide PPO insurance products to the Coalition's more than 190 employer members with employees located throughout the nation. This is the fourth consecutive contract that has been awarded to...

2013-03-12 12:25:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia's new free animated mobile app - Chomper Chums(TM) - is designed to help children, ages 4-11, develop healthy brushing, flossing and rinsing habits early in life. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58159-united-concordia-mobile-app-chomper-chums-children-learn-oral-hygiene (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130312/MM32606 ) "Our Chomper Chums app...

2011-08-04 13:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia, administrator of the TRICARE Dental Program, is now offering online dental-themed jigsaw puzzles. The games are designed as classic jigsaw puzzles and range in difficulty from easy to hard. A timer lets the user know how long it took to complete the puzzle and the results can be shared on Facebook through an in-game link. The puzzles are designed with the user in mind. Pieces lock into place after being correctly fitted, an...

2011-01-28 11:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, helped provide nearly $1.7 million in free dental care to more than 8,000 children and adults with minimal or no insurance during 2010. "More than 125 million Americans do not have dental insurance," said Jerome Blum, D.D.S., corporate dental director. "Helping provide free dental care is just one example of our commitment to meeting the dental needs of the underserved."...

2010-12-15 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia® Companies, Inc., administrator of the Department of Defense's TRICARE Dental Program and TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program, along with its parent company, Highmark Inc., announced today they have contributed $200,000 to the National Military Family Association to support its Operation Purple® program. Operation Purple camps provide a week of summer fun for military kids whose parents have...

2010-11-02 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia, one of the nation's largest dental insurers and administrator of the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP), is proud to announce it is supporting Operation Appreciation, an initiative of Blue Star Families (a military outreach organization). The purpose of Operation Appreciation is to sign holiday cards for military service members deployed overseas. Employees throughout the company donated holiday cards to support the initiative....

2010-06-23 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, and a number of community organizations have provided nearly $760,000 in free dental care since January to 3,678 children and adults across the nation. "We started offering free days of care almost nine years ago because of a significant need," said Jerome Blum, DDS, corporate dental director for United Concordia Dental. "Today, that need is even greater. In fact, a recent study...

2010-05-10 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia, one of the nation's largest dental insurers and administrator of the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP), provided educational dental health materials to children and teachers in state-side Department of Defense (DoD) elementary schools as part of the company's outreach initiatives during April's Month of the Military Child. United Concordia sent oral health flip books and DVDs as teaching aids to all teachers who expressed interest in...

2010-01-11 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers living in Arizona, California, Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas can now purchase individual dental insurance from United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers. The individual dental products will also be available in West Virginia in early 2010. "Some people think they cannot afford dental insurance or that they can pay for their preventive care and just hope for the best," said Sharon Muscarella, United...