Individual Marketplace Pediatric Dental Benefit Decisions for 2014

This chart highlights marketplace policy decisions related to pediatric dental coverage for the 2014 plan year.  It tracks the kinds of pediatric dental products that marketplaces solicited and offered on the marketplace in 2014, particularly whether dental benefits were offered through stand-alone dental products (SADP), as “bundled” products that paired a specific SADP and a qualified health plan (QHP), or “embedded” as part of a QHP. Don’t see your state listed on the chart? Your state is a state running a federally-facilitated or partnership marketplace and is shown in the first row. If you’d like to learn more about dental coverage and Essential Health Benefits, check out the Oral Health and Essential Health Benefits discussions. For an in-depth analysis of a wide variety of issues relating to marketplace dental coverage, check out an April 2014 NASHP report.

Like all State Refor(u)m research, this chart is a collaborative effort with you, the user. State Refor(u)m captures the health reform comments, documents, and links submitted by health policy thinkers and doers all over the country. And our team periodically supplements, analyzes, and compiles this key content.

Know of something we should add to this compilation? Eager to update a fact we’ve included? Your feedback is central to our ongoing, real-time analytical process, so tell us in a comment, or email a NASHP staff member with your suggestion. Keerti Kanchinadam can be reached at