About Argus

Founded by a Florida dentist to provide dental and vision benefits that offer value and quality to members, Argus is owned and operated by professionals with extensive experience in the insurance industry.

The total executive and management experience combines over 100 years of industry knowledge with an excellent historical record of successful, benefits implementation for millions of members. Argus Dental & Vision is licensed through the Florida Department of Insurance as a Pre-Paid Limited Health Service Organization (PLHSO), Third Party Administrator (TPA), Discount Medical Plan Organization (DMPO), and in Texas as a Discount Health Care Program Operator.

Meet our team
Diana Steinhoff
Diana Steinhoff
SVP, Client Services
John “Chip” Tarrant
John “Chip” Tarrant
Chief Financial Officer
Satpreet Singh
Satpreet Singh
Chief Information Officer
Jeff Parslow
Jeff Parslow
VP of Finance
Greg Grocholski
Greg Grocholski
VP of Network Development and Credentialing
Richard Sanchez
Richard Sanchez
Strategic Alliance
Walter Rice
Walter Rice
VP of Human Resources
Christine Futcher
Christine Futcher
Director of Compliance
Shannon Fuglesang
Shannon Fuglesang
Commercial Group Operations Manager
Kimberly James
Kimberly James
Senior Director, Claims
James Campbell
James Campbell
Director of Customer Service, Enrollment & Fulfillment
Dr. Lesley Tenn
Dr. Lesley Tenn
Dental Director
Dr. Mark Sarno
Dr. Mark Sarno
Medical Director Vision
Michael Sistrunk
Michael Sistrunk
Director, Provider Relations & Credentialing
Ann Rast
Ann Rast
Director of Clinical Operations
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Dental benefits

Argus has built one of the largest proprietary dental networks with a national partnership in all fifty states in the United States. Our network of partnering dentists continues to grow at a rapid rate and currently offers members their choice of dentists from over 100,000 combinations of partnering general and specialty locations. Argus Dental & Vision offers the first dental plan and vision plan in the United States to be accredited for quality care by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and is contracted with the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation to provide affordable dental care to children in Florida. All Argus dentists are credentialed in accordance with guidelines set forth by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Freedom Plan Vision
Vision care

Launched in June 2013, Argus Vision provides routine and medical eye care solutions to health plans. Argus Vision is currently developing a credentialed proprietary eye care network that includes both retail optical and independent optometrist locations. Vision plans feature a flexible financial structure in accordance with specific needs including full risk and/or ASO contracting options.

The Argus DifferenceThe Argus difference

Our mission is to provide benefits that offer value and quality to our members, promote the importance of oral and optical health, and achieve widespread member satisfaction.

Superior ServiceSuperior service

Customer Service is a key factor which differentiates Argus from other benefit carriers. Our online enrollment, payment options and eligibility make our services convenient and affordable.

Quality Benefit DesignsQuality benefit designs

Argus offers benefit packages for individuals, families, large and small employer groups, governmental agencies, large HMO Medicare/Medicaid recipients and associations.