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One Clause in Your Dental Office Lease Can Put You Out of Business

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By Jeremy Behar, President and CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Imagine arriving at your dental practice to find a notice from your landlord stating that the building will be undergoing redevelopment, your office lease is being terminated, and you have 30 … Continue reading

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How much should you pay for dental consulting?

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Practice Management

What costs more: practice management consulting or a new car? That depends on the consultant and whether your taste in cars is more Tesla or Toyota. Chances are they’re in roughly the same ballpark. While it might seem crazy to … Continue reading

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OSHA Fines Increase by 78% on August 1st

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category OSHA & HIPAA

by Karson L. Carpenter, DDS On November 10th, 2015 the United States Congress passed a budget agreement. Part of this agreement was a provision allowing OSHA to increase fines by approximately 78%, effective August 1, 2016. This dramatic increase in … Continue reading

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The One Thing Millennial Employees Really Want… and Aren’t Getting

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category HR, Team Harmony

Lost in the debate over generational differences is a critical component of successful employee management. While people debate the strengths and weaknesses of Millennials, Baby Boomers, and Gen X’ers, one aspect continues to surface across all generations: Appreciation (and more … Continue reading

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Can Your Landlord Relocate Your Dental Practice?

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By Jeremy D. Behar, President & CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Picture this. You’ve built or bought your dream dental practice, amassed a loyal patient roster, and are enjoying the fruits of a successful dental practice. Having found a space that … Continue reading

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How can dentists compare PPO plans?

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Coding and Insurance

For many dentists, more than 50% of their practice revenue is generated through Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans. Thus, it is important to compare PPO plans prior to enrollment as well as periodically after enrollment to ensure practice profitability. As … Continue reading

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Will I lose patients if I drop a PPO plan?

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Coding and Insurance

While many dentists are extremely frustrated with the low reimbursements they receive from Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), they are reluctant to drop a PPO plan for fear of losing current patients who are covered by the plan. While there is … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Check Your Dental Coding Skills

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Coding and Insurance

Coding correctly is critical for maximizing reimbursement, increasing cash flow, and minimizing any coding errors that could result in fines or worse. We consistently find $20,000 to $30,000 in coding errors during our practice analysis process. Test your coding knowledge … Continue reading

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5 Things Every Dentist Should Do BEFORE Renewing an Office Lease

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Practice Management

By: Jeremy Behar, President and CEO, Cirrus Consulting Group Smart dental office lease negotiations require long-term strategic planning, and a proactive approach. Like a poker player who analyzes their hand and anticipates the dealer’s cards, dentists who prepare for lease … Continue reading

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Need for Gingivitis Treatment Recognized with New CDT Code

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Over the last few years, new research has broadened our understanding of the implications of gum disease. As the connection between oral bacteria and inflammation, and overall health has become clear, there has been an increased emphasis on treating gingivitis … Continue reading

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