Texas Health and Human Services recently awarded DentaQuest a contract to continue providing dental managed care to enrollees in Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs. DentaQuest has been a partner to the State of Texas since 2012, providing Medicaid and CHIP dental benefits that cover a full range of care with a focus on prevention and access, and currently serves about 1.5 million Medicaid and 229,000 CHIP beneficiaries throughout the state. Operations for the new contract begin Sept. 1, 2020.
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health care organization, operates the largest statewide dental network in Texas, with more than 5,600 general dentists, pediatric dentists and specialists. For 80 months straight, DentaQuest has been the number one choice among self-selecting members in Texas and was ranked highest in customer satisfaction with dental plans by J.D. Power in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.