Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. Dan Duncan, NIC's executive director, said MCNA Dental recently moved into its office space on the campus.
MCNA Dental is a leading dental benefits manager committed to providing high-quality services to state agencies and managed care organizations for their Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicare members. They serve about 4 million children and adults in Nebraska, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Iowa and Idaho, with operations to begin soon in Arkansas.
MCNA Dental offers services and an information technology infrastructure tailored to achieve the quality and operational goals of the Medicaid Dental Program. MCNA joins a diverse list of more than 30 partners, both public and private entities, at NIC.
"We appreciate the opportunity to work with MCNA Dental on developing innovative solutions for dental service delivery for Nebraskans," Duncan said.
Throughout the country, MCNA Dental routinely coordinates with dental schools to provide utilization management services, including clinical review carried out by licensed dentists.
"We are excited to open our Nebraska office at NIC. Our entire team is committed to the success of the Nebraska Medicaid Dental Program and improving access to vital dental care and services across the State," said Dr. Scott Wieting, executive director of MCNA Dental.
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