About Us

Corporate Overview

Argus Dental & Vision, Inc.

Founded by a Florida dentist to provide dental and vision benefits that offer value and quality to members, Argus is owned and operated by professionals with extensive experience in the insurance industry.

 

The total executive and management experience combines over 100 years of industry knowledge with an excellent historical record of successful, benefit implementation for millions of members.   Argus Dental and Vision is licensed through the Florida Department of Insurance as a Pre-Paid Limited Health Service Organization (PLHSO), Third Party Administrator (TPA), Discount Medical Plan Organization (DMPO), in Texas as a Discount Health Care Program Operator, and in New York as an Independent Practice Association.

Dental Benefits

Argus has built one of the largest proprietary dental networks with a national partnership in all fifty states in the United States. Our network of partnering dentists continues to grow at a rapid rate and currently offers members their choice of dentists from over 100,000 combinations of partnering general and specialty locations. Argus Dental & Vision offers the first dental plan and vision plan in the United States to be accredited for quality care by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and is contracted with the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation to provide affordable dental care to children in Florida. All Argus dentists are credentialed in accordance with guidelines set forth by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Vision Care

Launched in June 2013, Argus Vision provides routine and medical eye care solutions to health plans. Argus Vision is currently developing a credentialed proprietary eye care network that includes both retail optical and independent optometrist locations. Vision plans feature a flexible financial structure in accordance with specific needs including full risk and/or ASO contracting options.

Superior Service

Customer Service is of paramount importance and a key factor which differentiates Argus from other benefit carriers. Our online enrollment, flexible payment options and immediate eligibility makes our services convenient, affordable and easy to execute.

Wide Range of Quality Benefit Designs

Through collaboration with consumers, providers and agents, Argus has developed a wide-range of quality benefit plan designs with true value and affordable premiums supported by excellent service. Argus offers benefit packages for individuals, families, large and small employer groups, governmental agencies, large HMO Medicare/Medicaid recipients and associations. Argus is pioneering a new era of dental insurance with the Dental Saving Account (DSA) plan, a dollar-based plan design offering better freedom of choice and minimal restrictions for patients.

Social Responsibility

Argus Dental & Vision is proudly committed to the education and care of our members and our community. We are honored to have helped the following organizations through contributions and partnerships: The Eye Ball Gala benefiting the Lions Eye Institute Foundation, the Tampa Bay India Festival, the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Wounded Warriors Project.