National Dental EDI Council

The National Dental EDI Council (NDEDIC) is a not-for-profit association of diverse stakeholders working together to streamline dental business operations, reduce costs and improve patient service by effectively exchanging eligibility and claims data electronically. Through a recent reorganization, NDEDIC is significantly accelerating its efforts to standardize and advance electronic dental transactions, leading the way to transformational change in the business of dentistry.

If you are not involved in NDEDIC, now is the time to engage with us and reap the benefits for your dental business. Learn more.

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2015 NDEDIC Member Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2015 NDEDIC member award recipients! The awards were presented at the Awards and Recognition Luncheon during the 2015 EDI Summit.

April Rimpley, M.A.M., LLIF, FLMI, Vice President, Group Customer Connections Claims, Ameritas, received the coveted Benjamin D. Ward Award for Excellence in Dental EDI. Her service and leadership exemplify the passion and vision of our organization's founder, Ben Ward.

Kathy Jönzzon, Director, HIPAA Product Services and Support, Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), received the Volunteer of the Year Award for a volunteer who has gone above and beyond the normal call of duty, time and time again.

Christine Ruiz, Manager, Professional Relations, Delta Dental of California, received the 2015 Chairman Award for her unwavering support, listening ear and perseverance through this past year.

Mark Schlesinger, Technical Standards Liaison, NDEDIC, received the Work Group Superstar Award for taking all of the hard work and discussions and bringing it together in a comprehensible format to take to the next level.

News & Announcements

  • Registration Required for Upcoming Ballot Period Registration for the upcoming NDEDIC ballot period is now open, with a deadline of 5:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, April 24, 2015. Non-members must register before the deadline to review and comment on the balloted items. Members must opt-in before the deadline in order to exercise their exclusive voting rights. For more information on NDEDIC’s approval and voting process for industry standards and guidance, visit our Member Benefits page.
  • HHS Announces Proposed Rules to Support the Path to Nationwide Interoperability
    Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria rules proposed.
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the release of the Stage 3 notice of proposed rulemaking for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHRs) Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria to improve the way electronic health information is shared and ultimately improve the way care is delivered and experienced. Read more.
  • EDI Summit Brochure is Here!

    NDEDIC's EDI Summit brochure has all the in-depth details about this year's event. The EDI Summit is known for being one of the best opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to increase brand awareness, showcase products and services, and also build valuable relationships with dental industry decision makers and the consultants who influence their decisions. Don't miss out on the exciting lineup of work group meetings, educational track sessions, featured speakers and great networking opportunities. 

    Check out the brochure and come be a part of the future of dental EDI! Register today!

  • Early Bird Discount Ends March 6, 2015

    Register today for the 2015 EDI Summit, REiMAGiNE on May 4-6, 2015 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona and save $100!  This year's theme calls on all industry stakeholders to come together and REiMAGiNE the future of dental. NDEDIC has made great strides over the past year, from changing its membership structure to developing work groups and task groups. Our members have reengaged with NDEDIC and are developing actionable industry guidance to advance best practices in electronic data interchange. 

  • Nomination Deadline Has Been Extended to Feb. 5, 2015

    The nomination deadline for both the Board of Trustees and the Benjamin D. Ward and Volunteer of the Year Awards has been extended through February 5, 2015.

    Two seats are open on the Board of Trustees, one Payer and one Provider, for the 2015-2018 term. Nominate yourself or someone you know who has the industry experience and leadership skills to guide the future of our organization. Submit your nominations through the member portal.

    As a member-driven organization, NDEDIC succeeds because of the talent and hard work of its members. There are many who "go above and beyond" to make this a great organization. Please take time to nominate for the Benjamin D. Ward Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award.

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