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All times below are reflected in Central Time Zone

Educational Tracks:    Technology & Innovation        Provider Relations & Care Delivery     
  Strategic Business Insights




Monday, October 4
Volunteer Group Meetings 
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Strategic Plan Overview Call (NADP Volunteers Only, RSVP required)
10:00 AM 12:00 PM Communication Workgroup
10:00 AM 12:00 PM Government Relations Workgroup
10:30 AM 11:30 AM Codes Sub Work Group
11:00 AM 12:00 PM EDI Workgroup
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Research Commission
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Education Commission
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Operations Workgroup
1:30 PM 3:00 PM Government Funded Programs Workgroup
1:30 PM 3:30 PM Research Commission
2:00 PM 3:00 PM CQM SWG
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Membership Workgroup
3:00 PM 4:00 PM Diagnostic Terminology (DT) Sub WorkGroup
3:00 PM 4:30 PM Commission on Advocacy Policy
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Virtual Happy Hour via Zoom

Tuesday, October 5
10:00 AM 11:30 AM Opening General Session:
The Magic Secrets to Being Productive, Saving Time and Getting More Done
presented by Fred Moore
sponsored by Anthem
12:00 PM 1:00 PM DSO trends
  • Jeremy Jonckheere, Pacific Dental
  • Andrew Smith, ADSO
  • Roma Virani, Great Expressions
Dental Plan Strategies for Small Group Growth or Retention
  • Brian Goetsch, Healthscape Advisors
  • Luke Pisarcik, Healthscape Advisors
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Building a Better Business: The tech-enabled future of oral and overall health integration 
  • Ben Baenen, West Monroe Partners
  • Jeremy Jonckheere, Pacific Dental Services
  • Marilyn Ward, DDS, FAGD, Philips HealthTech
  • Anthony J. Warren, DDS, United Concordia
Teledentistry Post-COVID – Will the Demand Continue?
  • Dr. Mary Lee Conicella, Aetna
  • Mike Davis, Dominion Dental
  • Jeremy Hedrick, DialCare (moderator)
  • Matthew Zubiller, SmileBrands
Understanding Health Disparities and Opportunities to Advance Health Equity

Cara V. James, PhD, President and CEO of Grantmakers In Health

3:00 PM 4:00 PM A.I. and the Future of Dental Analytics: Artificial Intelligence technology enhanced with Big Data is unlocking exciting new possibilities in the dental market

Michael Urbach, P&R Dental Strategies

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Dental Industry
Donna Smith, FAIRHealth
Building WIN/WIN Relationships Between Carriers and Consultants
  • Chris Falk, Careington International
  • Michelle Hart, Humana
  • Chad Hendricks, Clear Choice Consulting
  • Amy Marko, Amy Marko & Associates
  • Nick Partridge, Five Lakes Dental Practice Solutions
4:15 PM 5:15 PM Virtual Happy Hour via Zoom

Wednesday, October 6
10:00 AM 11:15 AM

General Session:
Future of Dental Care and Benefits: A Panel Discussion

  • Jeremy Hedrick, Careington
  • Dr. Mary Lee Conicella, Aetna/CVS Health
  • Donna Hunter, United Concordia
  • Theresa McConeghey, Principal
sponsored by United Healthcare
12:00 PM 1:15pm The Promise of Real-Time Adjudication: Can AI deliver?
  • Dr. Kyle Stanley, Pearl
  • Dr. Linda Vidone, Delta Dental MA

Understanding the trends that are bringing payers and providers together to improve efficiency, cost savings, and the member experience 

  • Matthew Lungen, Zelis
  • Aaron Shumate, Zelis
  • Leah Silver, Zelis
Tracking and Influencing State Legislation in 2021
  • Jeff Album, Delta Dental
  • Richard Jones, Guardian
  • Crystal McElroy, Metlife
  • Mike Trebold, Ameritas
2:00 PM 3:15 PM

New thinking and approaches to provider data and provider networks: Be nimble, get to market quickly and improve the patient experience

  • Valerie DeBruin, Careington 
  • Rinku Goldberg, UnitedHealthcare
  • Michaela Muniz, Dental Care Alliance
  • John Schaak, SKYGEN
Delegated Credentialing - Best Practices
  • Theresa Bacon, Aspen Dental
  • Mike Cole, Dental Care Alliance
  • Andrea Braykovich Garrett, Guardian
  • Kristen Smith, United Concordia
Dental Hot Topics: Actuarial Roundtable
  • Adam Barnhart, Milliman
  • Joanne Fontana, Milliman
  • Tom Murawski, Milliman
3:45 PM 5:00 PM NADP Business Meeting - Open To All Members

Thursday, October 7
10:00 AM 11:30 AM Closing General Session:
Surveying Biden Administration Moves that Impact Oral Health and Dental Plans
presented by Mike Adelberg