NU Online News Service, March 27, 2003, 10:37 a.m. EST – Delta Dental Plan of Kansas, Wichita, Kan., has hired Electronic Direct Internet Transactions Inc., Marietta, Ga., to help it communicate with dentists through the Web.

Kansas Delta, a large Kansas dental plan, will use Electronic Direct systems to receive claims from dentists and handle transactions such as eligibility and claim-status inquiries.

Electronic Direct is a unit of Washington Dental Service, Marietta.