NU Online News Service, July 15, 2003, 11:52 a.m. EDT – HumanaDental, Green Bay, Wis., has agreed to distribute dental health maintenance organization coverage from SafeGuard Health Enterprises Inc., Aliso Viejo, Calif., in Florida.

HumanaDental has been selling dental indemnity and dental preferred provider coverage in Florida. The SafeGuard deal will give HumanaDental the ability to offer programs that combine PPO and HMO dental plan options, the companies say.

HumanaDental and SafeGuard announced a similar distribution arrangement for Texas in May.

HumanaDental is a unit of Humana Inc., Louisville, Ky.