NU Online News Service, Jan. 19, 2004, 12:03 p.m. EST – HealthPartners, Bloomington, Minn., has introduced a dental plan for Minnesota-based, multistate employers.[@@]

The nonprofit health coverage group is working with United Concordia Companies Inc., Harrisburg, Pa., to market NationalONE Dental, a dental plan for Minnesota employers with 50 or more employees that have employees working in other states.

HealthPartners has been offering Minnesota-only dental coverage in Minnesota for 25 years. The group now provides or administers dental coverage for 200,000 of the state’s residents.