BEDMINSTER, N.J. & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zelis™ Healthcare, a market-leading healthcare information technology company, is pleased to announce the purchase of Maverest Dental Network on February 28, 2017.
Maverest is one of the largest independent dental PPO networks in the country. The network covers all 50 states and includes more than 30,000 dentists with a high concentration in the Midwest.
The asset purchase allows Zelis to continue its growth in serving dental market needs with expansion of its direct contract holdings. Maverest will join other dental networks under its Network Solutions business unit led by Tina Ellex, President.
“The addition of Maverest to our Network Solutions offerings will provide greater access to direct dental providers for our clients, as well as increased access to membership for Maverest dentists,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare. “We view this as a win-win and look forward to providing client-focused service to all parties.”
“The Maverest Dental Network has been a valued partner of Zelis for many years. We believe incorporating the network into our existing dental footprint enhances our ability to serve the dental payer community. We also recognize the value of increasing our direct provider relationships to ensure we are supporting the growing need to expand access to our clients and their members,” said Tina Ellex, President of Network Solutions for Zelis Healthcare.
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About Zelis™ Healthcare
Zelis Healthcare is a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payments solutions including network solutions, claims integrity and electronic payments serving healthcare payer clients, healthcare providers and healthcare consumers in the medical, dental and workers' compensation markets nationwide. Zelis Healthcare is backed by Parthenon Capital Partners.
About Maverest Dental Network
Maverest Dental Network is a network of dentists available for use by insurance companies, employers, and third-party administrators. Founded in 1996, Maverest has enabled dentists to profitably grow their practice while supporting the oral health of the community through affordable benefit expansion. The Maverest network includes more than 30,000 dentists spanning across all 50 states.