Dental Benefits, Part B: A Closer Look At Plan Types And Management

by AHIP Insurance Education

May 4, 2016

This self-study course will expand your knowledge of various models used in the delivery of dental benefits including preferred provider organizations (PPOs) and health maintenance organizations (HMOs). You’ll learn key rules in dental plan design, look at cost drivers, and gain insight into fee schedules. Additional issues of importance to plan management—including evaluation of quality of services, utilization, and performance measures—are also covered.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Models used in the delivery of dental benefits
  • Organizational types, including PPOs and HMOs
  • Rules for design, marketing, and pricing of plans
  • Methods for management and evaluation of plans
  • Quality standards, utilization, and performance measures
  • 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


Price: $155 AHIP Members; $205 Non-members




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Dental Benefits A Guide to Managed Plans; 3rd edition, 2012
$85 member; $95 non-member

Dental Benefits, Part B: A Closer Look at Plan Types and Management Study Manual
Free Downloadable with course purchase.

Earn a Designation

This course is good towards earning the following professional designation:

Dental Benefits Associate (DBA)