TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Argus Dental & Vision announced today that the company has successfully completed a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) Type 1 Examination conducted by A-LIGN – a nationwide security and compliance solutions provider. A SOC 2 Examination is an internal control audit on the services provided by a service organization to its customers and provides valuable information that existing and potential customers may need in order to assess and address the risks associated with an outsourced service.
Argus Dental & Vision’s SOC 2 Examination Reports state that the company has established effective controls over the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy of systems used to process customers’ information, and the confidentiality or privacy of that information. "We are pleased that our SOC 2 Report has shown that we demonstrate the necessary controls to mitigate risks associated with data processing, storage, and usage,” said Mitch Dimler, Chief Information Officer of Argus Dental & Vision. “With our SOC 2 Type 1 certification, we can continue to assure our customers that Argus Dental & Vision’s information systems, processes and procedures meet the highest levels of service and security excellence.”
Dr. Nicholas M. Kavouklis DMD, CEO and Founder of Argus Dental & Vision stated, “SOC 2 compliance validates the trust and confidence our clients expect for the highest level of information integrity and security.”
Current and prospective customers interested in a copy of the Argus Dental & Vision SOC 2 report may contact Mitch Dimler at Mdimler@argusdentalvision.com.
About Argus Dental & Vision, Inc.
Founded in 2007 by a Florida dentist and licensed through the Florida Department of Insurance, Argus provides administration of dental and vision benefits that offer value and quality. Argus maintains three licensures as a Pre-paid Health Plan, a Discount Medical Plan and as a Third Party Administrator in twenty-five states across the country. Argus is the first dental plan organization in the United States to earn accreditation for quality care for both vision and dental by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Argus provides fully-delegated services for Medicare and Medicaid HMO partners, commercial accounts and government agencies such as Florida Healthy Kids Corporation. Collaborations between consumers, providers and insurance agents has enabled Argus to customize flexible and affordable benefit plans to meet the specific needs of individuals, families, employer groups and associations with current Argus policy holders surpassing 680,000. Visit www.argusdentalvision.com for more information.