This article explores the importance of dental practice management and the potential benefits of breaking away from insurance company participation agreements. The author, a practice management coach, emphasizes the role of data analysis, effective communication, and patient-centered strategies in achieving practice independence. Key areas of focus include assessing practice performance, understanding insurance reimbursement rates, and enhancing accounts receivable processes. The article provides insights into strategically transitioning to non-participation with insurance plans while preserving patient relationships. It highlights the significance of transparent communication, staff training, and timing when considering such a transition.
"Is It Time to Rip Up Your Contract? Navigating Dental Plan Participation,"
The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association: Vol. 105:
3, Article 2.
Available at: https://commons.ada.org/journalmichigandentalassociation/vol105/iss3/2
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