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Comment Letters 

 

2009

11/17/09 NADP Comments to NCOIL and Rhode Island Rep Kennedy
 - Opposing non-covered services draft model act; act was tabled until March 2010

05/22/09 NADP Comments to Senate Finance Committee on Financing

05/22/09 NADP Comments to Senate Finance Committee on Coverage

03/23/09 NADP Comments to IL DOI regarding draft discount regulations

02/02/09 VA Alliance, NADP supported Comment Letter (Leg)
 - Opposing  SB 1274 which extended the grace period of premium payments

01/30/09 CDHP led, NADP supported Coalition Letter (Leg)
Sent to: Sen Reid, Sen McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, Rep Boehner, Chairman Waxman, Rep Barton, Chair Baucus, Sen Grassley, Rep Cummings
 - Supporting the inclusion of a dental wrap in SCHIP

2008

12/08/08 NADP Comment Letter to CA DMHC (Reg)
 - Responding to draft Nov. 08 Discount regulations

11/21/08 NADP Comment Letter to CA DMHC (Reg)
 - Responding to draft Timely Access regulations

11/10/08 NADP Comment Letter to Maryland Insurance Administration (Reg)
 - Responding to proposed discount regulations

08/25/08 NADP Clarification Letter to CT Insurance Department (Reg)
 - Responding to CT DOI letter regarding annual maximums

07/08/08 NADP Information Letter to FDA (Reg)
 - Responding to request on Amalgam cost analysis

06/23/08 NADP Comment Letter to TX HHSC (Reg)
 - Responding to open comments re. SB 10 Sec 2/enrollment databases

05/2008 NADP Health Reform Policy Statement

04/29/08 NADP Comment Letter to NJ Board of Dentistry (Reg)
 - Responding to lack of DDS registration as mandated in AB 2134

03/14/08 NADP Comment Letter to WA OIC (Leg)
 - Responding to OIC draft discount legislation, Sec. 2-4

03/10/08 NADP Comment Letter to CA DMHC re Discount (Reg)
 - Responding to Department's draft discount regs, dated 02/08/08

02/28/08 NADP Comment Letter to IA Leaders re. External Appeals (Leg)
 - Gronstal, McCarthy, Murphy, Petersen, Rants, Wieck

02/26/08 NADP Comment Letter to CO Rep. Carroll & Com. Morrison (Leg)
 - Responding to draft legislation on MLR

02/19/08 NADP Comment Letter to NV Board of Dental Examiners (Reg)
 - Responding to Workshop Annoucement regarding DMSOs

02/2008 NADP Comments to Federal Legislators (Leg)
 - Encouraging the expansion of FSAs to cover oral health products

01/28/08 NADP Comment Letter to NE Insurance Com. (Leg)
 - Recommendations for changes to Discount Bill LB 854

2007

12/03/07 NADP Comment Letter to DE DOI (Reg)
 - Request exemption from arbirtration statute HB 92

11/26/07 NADP Comment Letter to TX Dept. of Licensing (Reg)
 - Request modifications to proposed Discount regulations

10/29/07 NADP Comment Letter to Senate Finance Com
 - Support of premium assistance
   Senators: Baucus, Grassley, Rockefeller, Hatch 

09/21/07 NADP & NAVCP Joint Comment Letter to CA DMHC (Reg)
 - Support of CADP changes to proposed Timely Access Regs

09/12/07 NADP Comment Letter to selected US Congress Members (Leg)
 - Support of dental inclusion of the CHIP Reauthorization 
   Senators:  Baucus, Grassley, Rockefeller, Hatch
   Representatives:  Dingell, Barton, Pallone, Deal

05/31/07 NADP Comment Letter to selected US Congress Members (Leg)
 - Support of dental inclusion of CHIP and not to exclude dental only plans
   Senators:  Baucus, Grassley
   Representatives:  Dingell, Barton, Pallone, Deal

04/13/07 NADP Comment Letter to TX Com. (Leg)
 - Supports HB 2135

03/05/07 NADP Comment Letter to CA DMHC (Reg)
 - Request changes to the draft Timely Access Regulations

02/09/07 NADP Comment Letter to IA Com. (Leg)
 - Opposition to HF 65, External Review

02/06/07 NADP Comment Letter to IN Com. (Leg)
 - Opposition to SB 152, Assignment of Benefits

01/22/07 NADP Clarification Letter and Response (Reg)
 - Minnesota DOH bulletin mandating specfic claim forms

2006

12/01/06 NADP Comment Letter to DMHC (Reg)
- Regarding CA Language Assistance Program 11/17/06 draft regs  

11/09/06 NADP Comment Letter to DOI (Reg)
- Regarding CA Language Assistance Program 10/25/06 draft regs  

09/26/06 NADP Comment Letter to DOI (Reg)
- Stakeholder’s meeting on Lang. Assistance, 8/10/06 draft regs  

09/25/06 NADP Comment Letter to DMHC (Reg)
- Open comment period on Lang. Assistance, 7/26/06 draft regs

09/20/06 NADP Written Testimony to PA House Insurance Com. (Leg)
- Hearing on HB1769 re. mandated benefits (hearing was cancelled)

09/06/06 NADP Written & Oral Testimony to FDA (Reg)
- Open hearing on Amalgams    

08/31/06 NADP Comments to the Citizens' Health Care Working Group (Leg)
- The CHCWG reports healthcare recommendations to Congress          

07/10/06 NADP Comments to the NAIC (Reg)
- Regarding the DMPO Model Act

06/19/06 NADP Comment Letter to Gov. Bush (Leg)
- Requesting passage of FL HB 1361

05/23/06 NADP Comment Letter to Gov. Owens (Leg)
- Regarding CO SB 198, parameters of provider contracts

05/17/06 NADP Comment Letter to SC Senate Insurance Committee (Leg)
- Regarding discount bill HB 3711

03/03/06 NADP Comments to DMHC (Reg) 
- Regarding CA Language Assistance Program 12/23/05 draft regs

02/22/06 NADP Comments to NJ Regulated Professions Committee (Leg)
- Regarding same-state licensing hearing on A2134

02/15/06 NADP Comment Letter to MD Senate Finance Committee (Reg)
- Regarding discount bill SB 281

2005      

12/13/05 NADP Comments to the DMHC(Reg)
- Regarding the DPO

11/04/05 NADP Comments (Reg)
- Regarding VT Proposed 2006 Discount Legislation

10/24/05 NADP Comment Letter (Leg)
- Regarding Proposed D.C.PLSHO Legislation

10/10/05 NADP Comments to the NAIC (Reg)
- Regarding the DMPO ModelAct

09/29/05 NADP Comment Letter (Reg)
- Regarding CA Language Assistance Program 9/29/05 Draft Regs

09/28/05 NADP Comment Letter (Reg)
- Regarding NJ Health Care Quality Act, Proposed Rules

09/14/05 NADP Comments to UT DOI (Reg)
- Regarding proposed discount regulations

09/07/05 NADP Comments to the NAIC (Reg)
- Regarding theDMPO ModelAct

09/06/05 NADP Comment Letter to OPM (Reg)
- FEHBP Statement of Work  

08/31/05 NADP Comment Letter (Reg)
- Regarding CA Language Assistance Program 8/12/05 Draft Regs

08/01/05 NADP Comments to the NAIC (Reg)
- RegardingtheDMPO ModelAct

04/26/05 NADP Comments (Leg)
- Regarding Discount Hearing in the CA Health Committee

04/15/05 NADP Comment Letter (Leg)
- Regarding TX HB 3271               

03/07/05 NADP Comments to the NAIC (Leg)
- Regarding DMPO

2004

08/26/04 NADP Comment Letter (Leg)
- Requesting ID Card Clarification IL

02/24/04 NADP Testimony (Leg)
- Regarding FEHBP

01/28/04 NADP Testimony
- Regarding Dental Standards Issues                      

2003

12/24/03 NADP Comment Letter (Reg)
- Regarding D.C. PLSHO

11/07/03 NADP Comments (Reg)
- Regarding Dental Care Benefits 28 TAC 21.3501

09/18/03 NADP Letter (Reg)
- Regarding Proposed TX SB418DraftRegs

08/01/03 NADP Comments (Reg)
- Regarding Proposed TX SB 418DraftRegs