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Aflac Buys Tampa Insurer Argus Holdings

Jul 16, 2019
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By Bradley George

Aflac is buying Argus Holdings, a dental and vision insurance company headquarted in Tampa, for $75 million.  

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Tampa-based Argus Dental and Vision withdrew a legal challenge to recently awarded contracts in Florida’s new Medicaid dental program, clearing the way for the state to move ahead with what one official described as the “broadest dental package ever available” to Medicaid beneficiaries. 

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There’s one less Medicaid contract challenge the state Agency for Health Care Administration will have to try to fend off before an administrative law judge.