100 episodes

There is an underlying precept in our country’s healthcare system that medical professionals can only survive through increased participation in insurance programs. The Less Insurance Dependence podcast series exposes that misperception, shedding light on how Dentists can thrive by breaking out of the insurance-controlled business model.

Less Insurance Dependence Podcast Less Insurance Dependence

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 48 Ratings

There is an underlying precept in our country’s healthcare system that medical professionals can only survive through increased participation in insurance programs. The Less Insurance Dependence podcast series exposes that misperception, shedding light on how Dentists can thrive by breaking out of the insurance-controlled business model.

    Episode #217: What is Your Call Conversion Rate?

    Episode #217: What is Your Call Conversion Rate?

    In this episode, Naren and Gary discuss the importance of measuring the practice call conversion rate and the grading system that will enable you to figure out your practice situation. They also share how to measure the call conversion rate.
     
    Did you know that Ekwa Marketing provides the required support to increase the call conversion rate of your practice?
    They not only track your call conversion rate but also monitor the calls under HIPAA compliance and provide information on what needs to be done to improve your practice call conversion rate every month.
    If you’re interested to learn more about how this would work in your practice, book a Free Marketing Strategy Meeting here: www.lessinsurancedependence.com/marketing-strategy-meeting/  

    • 18 min
    Episode #216: 5 Specific Things We Learned from the 2022 RIDA Summit

    Episode #216: 5 Specific Things We Learned from the 2022 RIDA Summit

    In this episode, Gary and Naren discuss 5 specific things that we could all learn from the 2022 Annual RIDA Summit.
    Listen to find out insight that will help you get a better understanding of how the reducing insurance dependency process works in the current dental world!
    We would encourage you to schedule a free marketing strategy meeting with Ekwa Marketing  to find out what exactly you should do to attract more patients: https://www.lessinsurancedependence.com/marketing-strategy-meeting/

    • 19 min
    Episode #215: Does it Work for me as an Owner Dentist to be Fee For Service but for my Associate Dentist to be a PPO Provider?

    Episode #215: Does it Work for me as an Owner Dentist to be Fee For Service but for my Associate Dentist to be a PPO Provider?

    In this episode, Gary and Naren discuss the answer to this episode title question, share the most powerful tool that will allow you to attract the right associate, and how to avoid potential problems you will have to deal with by hiring the wrong associate dentist. 
     
    Did you know that the #1 reason why associateships fail is that the practice is not busy enough to support the senior doctor and the associate?
    You can be proactive and solve this through marketing! 
    If you want to learn how to Master marketing in 2022 and beyond, schedule a Free Marketing Strategy Meeting with Ekwa: www.lessinsurancedependence.com/marketing-strategy-meeting/ 

    • 17 min
    Episode 214: Tips to Get New Team Members on Board when Resigning from PPO Plans

    Episode 214: Tips to Get New Team Members on Board when Resigning from PPO Plans

    Your dental practice needs to be relationship-driven if you want to reduce insurance dependency successfully, and this is something that your new team members may not be aware of.
    Tune into this episode to learn how to get new team members on board when resigning from PPO plans!
    If you want to learn more about how digital marketing would work for your practice, schedule a Free Marketing Strategy Meeting with Ekwa Marketing: www.lessinsurancedependence.com/mastering-dental-marketing/

    • 21 min
    Episode 213: Turning Patients into Ambassadors

    Episode 213: Turning Patients into Ambassadors

    In this episode, Naren and Gary discuss the 2 activities that you should do to continuously grow your new patients, data behind potential patient referrals, the concept of ambassadors, and how you can make your practice referrals positively impact your practice growth.
    Listen to this episode and learn how to transform your existing patients into ambassadors!
    If you want to learn more about how digital marketing would work for your practice, schedule a Free Marketing Strategy Meeting with Ekwa Marketing: www.lessinsurancedependence.com/mastering-dental-marketing/

    • 18 min
    Episode 212: An Option that Will Serve You and Your Patients

    Episode 212: An Option that Will Serve You and Your Patients

    In this episode, Gary and Naren discuss an option in response to the fact that dentists cannot have the 'Heads up conversation' with all their patients. 
    When you make use of this option, you can help your patients understand how your decision will positively impact them.
    Want to learn how to reduce your practice overhead to 60% or less? Register for the 3-hour Masterclass to do precisely that by visiting: www.lessinsurancedependence.com/masterclass/ 

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

Zeahawks ,

Relevant, helpful, concise

I like listening to podcasts on my way to work, and this one has so much relevant information that I often pause it and “ask siri” to remember a piece of information for me. Very specific, relevant, helpful information that I would expect most consultants to charge me to get access to!! LOVE this podcast!!!!

Dr.TCReed ,

Thanks!

Gentlemen,

Your content has been instrumental and foundational in me finally creating an insurance independent platform to take my practice up the ladder! A decade ago, we attempted to exit network participation without a real game plan. News flash...it did not work. Fast forward to 2019, and we now have a fully built and written system that we launched in late 2019. The pinnacle will be the planned exit from Delta in 2021. After acquiring a second practice location last fall, the plan is to implement this strategy once they are fully converted into our overall culture, operating processes, and protocols. We routinely incorporate the podcast content in our growth and development endeavors as well. To anyone browsing podcast land for great dental practice Mgt content, look no further and subscribe! You will likely binge listen once you start!
I look forward to meeting up with you and many other like-minded dental professionals at the One Day MBA Workshop in Austin. Thanks, Dr. Tom Reed

James Maxwell, DMD ,

My favorite new podcast!!

I’m an avid podcast listener & can’t stop listening to this podcast!! The strategic & practical advice is amazing!! I’ve even played several episodes for my team at our last meeting. Thank you for taking the time to provide such valuable content.

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