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It pays to participate in NADP Research

Are you looking for insightful market intelligence, benchmarks, and trends? NADP Research Reports deliver all three. Plan to participate in the Research Program by enrolling in one of the surveys below. Your data submissions are key to the value and quality of NADP Research Reports. Thanks for your participation!

Industry Research Surveys

NADP Benefit Utilization Trend Survey

This survey requests non-DHMO dental insurance completed, paid dental procedures per 1,000 enrollees by month, by state and by benefit sponsor (group, individual, and Medicare Advantage)

Deadline Extended: April 30, 2024

NADP Premium Survey

The Premium Survey collects information about average premium by product type (DHMO, DPPO, and Dental Indemnity), group size and at the national and state level.

Deadline Extended: April 30, 2024

NADP Enrollment Survey

The NADP Enrollment Report is the cornerstone of all of NADP's Statistical Reports on the dental benefits industry. This survey is for any company offering standalone dental plans and/or dental benefits embedded within medical plans. Your participation in this research effort makes it possible for NADP to provide reliable and comprehensive data about the dental benefits industry.

Due date extended: 5/24/2024

NADP Plan Design Survey

This survey collects information about Annual and Lifetime Maximum levels, deductible levels, and information about the percentage of enrollment with products with special features. The survey includes a number of changes from last year, including the removal on questions related to TMJ and those related to Preventive and Diagnostic Only Plans for groups. We've added new questions related to the coverage of implants and teledentistry supported procedures.

Due date: 6/28/2024

NADP Claims Metrics

The Claims Processing Metrics Surveys is one of the series of reports NADP publishes to provide benchmarking data and common practices in the dental benefits industry.  This report focuses on the claims processing operations of dental plans and includes the following topics:

Claims processing metrics and performance
Electronic Claims capabilities and volume
Metrics and processes for the Coordination of Benefits (COB)
Metrics and processes for the delivery of electronic Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
Auto-adjudication metrics
Processes and metrics for Real Time Adjudication (RTA) and Real-Time Predeterminations
Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in claims review and processing
Electronic Data Interchange capabilities and Payment Modalities, and Performance Guarantees.

Due date: 6/30/2024

NADP Provider Network Administration Survey

This survey covers many of the aspects of managing a provider network and includes questions related to Contract Implementation, Directory Updates, Provider Recruitment, Payment Metrics and Methods and other topics related to Network Administration. This survey is primarily intended for companies that manage their own provider networks, however, there are a few topics and questions appropriate for carriers that only lease provider networks.

*All survey availability dates are approximate.

Sponsored Research Program

NADP has conducted its Industry Snapshots program as a free service to members since 2006. Industry Snapshots are brief, single-topic surveys on issues affecting the dental benefits industry. In concordance with NADP’s Strategic Plan and to build the library of knowledge about and for the industry, beginning this year, the Industry Snapshot program will provide an opportunity for members and non-members to initiate and sponsor survey research among NADP dental plan members. Following is an outline of how the new Industry Snapshot program will work.