October 16, 1991
National Health Care Systems Inc. said Tuesday that it has won a contract to provide dental coverage for the 6,700 members of the California Ironworkers Union. The two-year-contract will be worth $1 million to $2 million, National Health Chairman Carl E. Bozzo said. National Health, based in Laguna Niguel, owns DentiCare, the third-largest dental health maintenance organization in California, with over 360,000 members. On Nov. 25, National Health will be merged into Foundation Health Care Inc.
December 31, 1991 |
DentiCare of California Inc., a dental health maintenance organization based here, has finalized a $22.8-million merger with Foundation Health Corp. of Sacramento, the companies said Monday. DentiCare President Carl E. Bozzo said the merged entity plans to expand by acquiring other dental HMOs and a vision plan company this year. DentiCare now has 375,000 members, and hopes to have 1 million members by 1994, Bozzo said. Foundation Health Corp. is a medical HMO with 1.2 million members.
September 16, 1988 |
National Health Care Systems, an Irvine-based prepaid dental health-management organization, and Best Life Assurance Co. of California, a Laguna Hills insurance company, have begun to jointly market their dental plans. Under a joint-venture agreement, the companies are offering California employers an opportunity to buy both a prepaid dental plan and more traditional fee-for-service insurance from one vendor to give their employees a broader choice of dental insurance coverage.
January 10, 1991 |
National Health Care Systems Inc., operator of the 235,000-member DentiCare prepaid dental plan, has created the new position of president and chief operating officer and has named Stephen R. Casey to fill it. Casey had been working as a consultant to National Health since September and was named to the new position Jan. 1. He will take over some day-to-day duties from Dr. Carl E. Bozzo, board chairman and chief executive officer, who will retain those titles.
February 20, 1991 |
Cigna Healthplans of California said Tuesday that it has contracted with an Irvine health maintenance organization to provide dental care to 95,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles County. Under a $3.4-million contract, National Health Care Systems has agreed to provide the dental portion of Cigna's Medi-Cal services for a year beginning March 1. On Dec.