In November, NADP represented our members to key stakeholders and the media.
ADA Council on Dental Benefits
On Nov. 7, NADP board members and staff presented dental benefits market trends at the American Dental Association Council on Dental Benefits meeting in Chicago. NADP representatives included Board Chair Ron Bolden, Cigna; Board member Dr. Mary Lee Conicella, Aetna; Executive Director Eme Augustini, Director of Research Jerry Berggren, and Immediate Past Executive Director Evelyn F. Ireland, CAE.
NADP volunteer leaders Drs. Mark Jurkovich, HealthPartners, Craig Amundson, HealthPartners and Deputy Executive Director Timothy L. Brown represented the dental benefits industry at the recent Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) meeting, Nov. 15 in Chicago. The mission of the DQA is to advance performance measurement as a means to improve oral health, patient care and safety through a consensus-building process.
Salt Lake City
NADP Director of Meetings and Events Jeremy May traveled to Salt Lake City for site visit of the Grand American Hotel, the location for CONVERGE 2020.
NADP Executive Director Press Release –— NADP distributed the press release, NADP Announces Selection of Eme Augustini as New Executive Director. The release appeared in 618 major media markets across the U.S. and had 573 online views.
CQ Roll Call — NADP submitted the following Press Statement to CQ Roll Call reporter Lauren Clason regarding Dental in Medicare.