Is Safeguard Health Plans A Good Company?

UPDATED: Jun 3, 2013

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Asked June 3, 2013

1 Answer

Safeguard Health Plans is a Tampa, Florida based company which provides dental insurance plans to residents of several southern states. The company was founded in 1985 and operated independently until 2008, when it was acquired by the MetLife insurance group. The company is still in operation today and sells policies both independently, through their website, and as part of the MetLife insurance group.

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Financial Rating
As a subsidiary of MetLife, Safeguard Health Plans inherits their financial rating from the parent company. MetLife was last reviewed in November of 2012, at which time the company was rated "A" (Excellent), with a stable long term outlook of "a." The company was reported to have assets of more than $8 million at the time of their acquisition in 2008, and the parent company reports assets of between $50 and $100 million.

Customer Satisfaction
MetLife, the parent corporation for Safeguard Health Plans, maintains a policy of good customer relations. Prompt service, easy claims filing, and thorough investigations are three of the most popular reasons for the success of MetLife, attributes that are enforced throughout their child corporations.

Company Availability
Safeguard Health Plans is licensed to sell dental insurance products in three states. They are independently licensed as an insurance provider in California, Florida, and Texas at this time. Keep in mind that company may expand, and check with your state's Department of Insurance to find out if they have expanded into your area.

Insurance Products Offered
Safeguard Health Plans is a specialty insurer, and their specialty is with dental plans. For other insurance products, Safeguard Health Plans will redirect you to the parent corporation, which provides a complete range of products including home, health, and life insurance products of different types.

Answered June 3, 2013 by Anonymous

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