Dental Benefits, Part A: An Overview Of Dental Benefits And Dental Plans



Gain insight into why and how dental benefits and current trends evolved. This course provides you with an understanding of the types of dental plans, the similarities and differences between dental and medical insurance, as well as information on coverage inclusions and exclusions. In addition, you’ll examine issues of concern to those managing dental plans including recruitment, network building, and pricing.

What You’ll Learn

  • The history of the development of dental plans
  • Types of plans
  • Similarities and differences between dental and medical insurance
  • Coverage inclusions and exclusions
  • Legal requirements and methods for detecting fraud
  • Regulation of the industry
  • Network building and marketing of dental plans
  • Relevant terms, case scenarios, and key concepts

Who Should Take This Course

  • Benefit plan sponsors and staff
  • Plan administrators
  • Product managers
  • Dentists and dental students who seek more knowledge about dental plans
  • Agents specializing in group and individual health insurance


  • $155 AHIP Members
  • $205 Non-members

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Dental Benefits A Guide to Managed Plans; 3rd edition, 2012

  • $85 AHIP Members
  • $95 Non-members

Dental Benefits, Part A: An Overview of Dental Benefits and Dental Plans Study Manual
Free Downloadable with course purchase.

Earn a Designation

This course is good towards earning the following professional designations:

Dental Benefits Associate (DBA)
Managed Healthcare Professional (MHP)