Henry Schein acquires majority interest in Unitas PPO solutions

Henry Schein (Nasdaq:HSIC) announced today that its eAssist Dental Solutions subsidiary acquired a majority interest in Unitas PPO Solutions.

Privately-held Unitas works with dental practices to assess their commercial insurance participation. It sets competitive fee-for-service rates and negotiates contracted reimbursement with commercial insurers.

Melville, New York-based Henry Schein said in a news release that the companies formed a strategic relationship in 2014. Their long-standing relationship led to the addition of Unitas.

Henry Schein said the combination offers a “variety of service plans tailored to the specific needs of a dental practice.”

“The addition of Unitas will help dental practice teams improve their critical insurance and billing functions and allow more focused attention on delivering high-quality patient care,” said Stanley M. Bergman, chair of the board and CEO of Henry Schein. “Combining Unitas with our existin…

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