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March 7, 2013
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News affecting dental benefits

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  • HHS releases draft rules addressing dental plans
    HHS released draft guidance on qualified health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act that includes guidance on the certification of stand-alone dental plans, multi-state plans, CO-OP plans, agents and brokers, consumer support, premium payments and the QHP application process. Qualified pediatric dental plans must limit annual cost-sharing to $1,000 or less. Insurers cannot limit annual or lifetime benefits in pediatric dental coverage required as part of essential health benefits. National Underwriter Life & Health (3/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Report: Children with disabilities lack dental care
    Oral disease is more prevalent among children with developmental disabilities than in the general population, according to a report published in Pediatrics. Reasons include oral aversions and high-sugar medications. These children also face barriers to dental care, such as lack of dental insurance and problems in finding dentists that take Medicaid patients, the report said. DrBicuspid.com (free registration) (3/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
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  NADP News 
  • Book Your Room Now at Bellagio Resort for CONVERGE 2013
    The Bellagio Resort, home to CONVERGE 2013, Sept. 9-12, is now accepting reservations. Make your arrangements today to secure the NADP rates of $175 per night, single/double, Sunday through Thursday*. As the first Las Vegas casino hotel to receive AAA five-diamond status, the Bellagio Resort not only offers world-class dining, shopping and entertainment options but award winning convention services to showcase stellar NADP educational content and networking events. Golfers should arrive on Sunday evening for the Monday morning tournament. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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