November 29, 2021

Delta Dental of Kansas Achieves Excellent Rating from AM Best

Delta Dental of Kansas (DDKS) has achieved the top “Excellent” rating from AM Best Company. AM Best is the world’s leading and largest rating agency for insurance companies providing ratings to more than 16,000 insurance companies in over 100 countries.

“This outstanding achievement is a testament to the great work of our amazing employees,” said Dean Newton, President & CEO of Delta Dental of Kansas. “I am proud of our accomplishments but even prouder of how we achieved them—by working together and winning as a team. I feel very fortunate to work with such a high performing team driven by a passion and commitment to achieve our goals.”

As part of the rating procedure, AM Best performs a comprehensive evaluation of both financial and non-financial factors. DDKS’ “Excellent” rating is based on a review of business and financial management, management and operating performance, innovation, and enterprise risk management. AM Best highlighted our organization’s focus on driving efficiencies and innovation to remain competitive and providing a best-in-class user experience including cost-effective products, simplified benefits, and enhanced online functionality and websites.


About Delta Dental of Kansas

Delta Dental of Kansas' mission is to expand healthcare access for everyone by offering affordable, consumer-focused benefits, reduced healthcare costs and exceptional service to employers and individuals. Our focus has led to an industry-leading 98%+ satisfaction rating among consumers, employers and brokers as measured by an independent third party.

The foundation of our success is our incredible employees who work hard every day to provide exceptional service to our stakeholders. We strive to provide a positive company culture through employee empowerment, transparent communication, encouraged collaboration, a focus on overall wellbeing, and connection opportunities. We have been recognized nationally and locally as a Best Places to Work, as National Company of the Year for insurance, as a No. 1 Healthiest Employer and Innovative Company of the Year.