DALLAS, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Michael (Mike) Adelberg is today appointed Executive Director of the National Dental Plan Association (NADP). Adelberg will serve the Association for ten years, of which he will succeed Eme Augustini, of whom he was Managing Director for three years.
Cairnton Chairman Jeremy Hedrick said, “Mike’s leadership, regulatory and government program experience, industry knowledge and vision for the future of dental planning will help advance NADP and its strategic vision.”
Adelberg came to NADP after leading healthcare providers for Faegre Drinker Consulting, planning a practice in Washington, DC. His practice focused primarily on insurance benefits, including dental benefits. Prior to joining Faegre Drinker Consulting, Mike held several senior positions with his Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Adelberg was responsible for establishing the Affordable Care Act policy for children’s dental insurance and independent dental plans. Prior to that, he oversaw Medicare Advantage Plan contracts and market conduct, including supplemental dental benefits.
“NADP is an exemplary trade association with an important mission: to continuously improve dental benefits and promote oral health in the United States. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to support the dental benefits industry at an important time. We do,” said Adelberg.
Adelberg holds a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in history from Rutgers University. He has authored or co-authored research in leading journals such as: health problems, American Journal of Managed CareWhen health services researchled or co-led four foundation projects and has been quoted in major media outlets, including New York Times,Washington Positionand NPR.org.
A Texas nonprofit organization headquartered in Dallas, the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) is a leading and recognized resource for the dental benefits industry. NADP is the only national trading organization that includes the full range of dental benefit companies operating in the United States. NADP members bring Dental HMOs, Dental PPOs, Dental Indemnity and Discount Dental products to over 200 million Americans.
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