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NADP On The Move 

2015

As the representative and recognized voice of the dental benefits industry, NADP continues to advance your positions among key stakeholders and the media. The following are highlights of key meetings, interviews, articles and press releases which advanced the dental benefits industry.

February

This past month NADP served as the voice of the dental benefits industry to multiple stakeholders and the media.

Meetings

ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics (SCDI)

NADP Informatics Manager Brian Flynn is representing the dental benefits industry at the American Dental Association Standards Committee on Dental Informatics meeting, Feb. 23-25 in Chicago. SCDI develops industry standards and guidelines for electronic transactions.

CADP

NADP Director of Government Relations Kris Hathaway represented members at the California Association of Dental Plans (CADP) Legislative and Regulatory Conference Feb. 10-11 in Sacramento.

Hill Visits

During her visit to Washington, D.C. Feb. 18, NADP Director of Government Relations Kris Hathaway shared industry views and insights with Healthcare.gov CEO Kevin Counihan and senior staff from the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight.

Media

Baylor College of Dentistry  NADP Executive Director Evelyn F. Ireland provided background information regarding Texas dental benefits for a publication by Assistant Professor, Dr. Helena Tapias.



January

As the representative and recognized voice of the dental benefits industry, NADP advanced your positions among key stakeholders and the media this month.

Meetings

HL7

Serving as your voice, Dental Informatics Manager Brian Flynn represented NADP members at the recent Health Level 7 (HL7) meeting in San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 18-23. HL7 workgroups develop the content for electronic transactions standards. As voting members of the HL7 Attachments, Clinical Quality and Electronic Health Records Workgroups, NADP advocates for the unique needs and requirements of dental transactions to ensure your company's operations run smoothly.

U.S. NOHA

NADP Executive Director Evelyn Ireland, CAE, represented our members at the recent Executive Committee and Board meeting of the U.S. National Oral Health Alliance in Boston, Jan. 20. 

Members in the News

Congratulations to Matt McLaughlin on his new position at Premera Blue Cross. Matt is in Product Development.

Congratulations to John Rice on his new position at Avesis. John is the Vice President, Dental Programs.

Congratulations to Dr. Doyle Williams on his new position with Aspen Dental Management Inc. He is the VP Carrier Relations and Insurance Operations.




 

 


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