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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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Examining Insurance Part 1: Are PPOs cutting your profits in half?

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category Marketing, Practice Analysis

Did you know that taking a 20% PPO write-off on a $200 procedure with a 60% overhead cuts practice profits in half? By participating in PPO plans, you agree to take a certain discount on fees. However, your fixed overhead … Continue reading

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Fees: How do yours stack up?

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category Practice Analysis

Fees are the number one determining factor for the profitability of a dental practice, yet how many offices apply a deliberate strategy when setting or raising fees? In my experience speaking to countless dentists over the years, it isn’t many. … Continue reading

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