PITTSBURGH, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VBA, a group vision coverage provider formerly known as Vision Benefits of America, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its service offering to include dental benefits through a partnership with TruAssure Insurance Company. These dental plans offer outstanding coverage while also giving VBA members access to one of the largest PPO networks in the country.
The addition of dental benefits to VBA's existing vision portfolio enables the company to provide members in Pennsylvania and Ohio with a well-rounded, more complete product offering. Through its partnership with TruAssure, VBA utilizes the DenteMax network, which offers more than 248,000 access points nationwide.
"VBA is more than just a vision provider," Matthew Cuomo, VBA's Vice President of Sales and Sales Support, said. "We're now able to offer our members comprehensive, cost-effective vision and dental coverage, which includes access to a wide network of providers, ultimately helping them better maintain their overall health."
VBA dental plans are currently available to group members in Pennsylvania and Ohio, with plans to expand the offering to other states in the near future. These hassle-free plans are designed for flexibility for both large and small groups and provide clear coverage to help members better maintain their oral health by including benefits such as three cleanings per year. Exams, composite (white) fillings, fluoride and sealants are also standardly covered 100% in network.
"VBA has been providing robust vision plans to its members for years, so the expansion into dental was a natural next step," explained Cuomo. "By partnering with TruAssure, we're able to offer tailored products and services that can be scaled to meet our customers' specific needs, large and small."
To learn more about VBA dental plans, please visit www.vbaplans.com.
About VBA: Founded in 1965 as one of the first preferred provider organizations (PPO) in the nation, VBA has proudly offered group vision benefits to corporations, municipalities, schools, health and welfare funds, hospitals, and health maintenance organizations for over 50 years. In 2008, VBA founded the Pennsylvania Vision Foundation, a non-profit organization through which it contributes to philanthropic causes, including free vision care to low income individuals. Seeking to capitalize on its experience and expand its offerings beyond vision, VBA can now provide cost-effective dental solutions across the nation through plans administered and underwritten by the TruAssure Insurance Company. Some plans may not be available in all states. For information, please visit www.vbaplans.com.
About TruAssure Insurance Company: Based in Naperville, Ill., TruAssure Insurance Company is part of a family of dental plan companies with over 50 years of experience and two million members nationwide. As a standalone dental benefits carrier, TruAssure offers dental plans to groups, individuals and families across the country. TruAssure provides comprehensive and affordable dental benefit options and strives to make dental coverage as easy and hassle-free as possible. TruAssure plans are not available in all states; some states are pending regulatory approval. Visit truassure.com for available plans. TruAssure dental savings programs are available nationwide.
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