IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 7, 2018--LIBERTY is pleased to announce that on June 28, 2018, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) published its Notice of Intent to Award a Florida Medicaid Statewide Dental Plan Contract to LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida, Inc. LIBERTY will be one of three dental plan administrators serving approximately 3.4 million Medicaid recipient children and adults enrolled throughout the State of Florida.

Dental services will begin during a three-phase roll out beginning December 1, 2018 in Medicaid regions 9, 10, and 11. The second phase will begin January 1, 2019 in regions 5, 6, 7, and 8. The final phase will begin February 1, 2019 in regions 1, 2, 3, and 4.

“On behalf of our organization, we are honored and proud to have been selected by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration to help the State of Florida administer this important program for Florida recipients and their families,” said Dr. Amir Neshat, Founder and CEO. “We will build upon 18 years of national experience, including 5 years of Medicaid experience in Florida, to improve the quality and accessibility of oral health care for our members. We also look forward to working closely with our dental provider partners across the Sunshine State.”

ABOUT LIBERTY

LIBERTY Dental Plan was founded and is led by a dentist and administers full dental administrative services to over 4.1 million members in public and commercial programs in 50 states including approximately 2.8 million Medicaid members in Texas, California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, and New York.

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CONTACT: LIBERTY Dental Plan

John Carvelli, Executive Vice President

jcarvelli@libertydentalplan.com

or

Heather Stearns, Florida Contract Manager

hstearns@libertydentalplan.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN HEALTH DENTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CHILDREN INSURANCE CONSUMER FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH MEN MANAGED CARE

SOURCE: LIBERTY Dental Plan

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