In a recent survey, 96% of health plan and dental plan respondents agree that convergence of medical and dental benefits will happen.
NEARLY HALF OF DENTAL INSURANCE EXECUTIVES FEEL CONVERGENCE IS A THREAT TO THEIR BUSINESS
HOWEVER, 24 PERCENT PLAN TO PROCEED WITH "BUSINESS AS USUAL"
Although there is widespread agreement on who has the advantage, the dental industry still risks being caught off-guard.
Despite there being no consensus around how convergence will occur,
there is agreement around who has the advantage...
believe medical insurers will partner with dental payers but operate independently
ANOTHER THIRD OF RESPONDENTS
believe medical insurers will
embed dental benefits as a separate product
ONE-THIRD OF RESPONDENTS
BUT WHO HAS THE ADVANTAGE?
AND WHAT WILL THEY DO ABOUT IT?
OF DENTAL AND HEALTH PLAN RESPONDENTS AGREE THAT HEALTH PLANS HAVE THE ADVANTAGE
Yet, there is no consensus on how it will happen.
Download the full report to learn how dental and health plan executives think differently about potential partnerships.