Carolinas HealthCare System chooses Delta Dental to provide benefits for employees
CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Nov. 5, 2012) — Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) and its affiliates, Cleveland County HealthCare System (CCHS) and Stanly Regional Medical Center, have joined with Delta Dental of North Carolina to provide dental benefits for their team members and their families. Locations include hospitals, physician offices, and long-term care facilities and will affect more than 30,000 employees.
“We are honored to welcome Carolinas HealthCare System as one of our newest clients,” said Curt Ladig, president and CEO of Delta Dental. “CHS is an important provider of healthcare services in our local communities. Our two organizations have similar missions – to improve the health of the people we serve. We are pleased we can provide the exceptional dental benefit programs CHS needs to attract and retain employees in order to fulfill this mission.”
Ladig also added that besides the increased growth in subscribers, the addition of CHS as a customer will help further grow Delta Dental’s provider network in North Carolina to improve access to oral health care.
“CHS brings a significant number of subscribers to our business,” said Ladig. “It’s because of this that we find ourselves able to develop even more mutually-beneficial relationships with providers and offer our subscribers even more options when choosing a dentist. We look forward to providing improved access for CHS employees to the largest network of dental providers in the state and country.”
About Delta Dental of North Carolina
Delta Dental of North Carolina, with its affiliates in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio and Tennessee collectively are among the largest dental plan administrators in the nation. In 2011, the enterprise paid out $2.5 billion for dental treatment for nearly 10.4 million enrollees. Offices are located in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Sherwood and Little Rock, Ark.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Louisville, Ky.; Okemos and Farmington Hills, Mich.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; and Nashville, Knoxville and Memphis, Tenn.