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This podcast is dedicated to helping dentist navigate through the challenges of dental insurance.

The Navigating Dental Insurance Podcast The Navigating Dental Insurance Podcast

    • Business
    • 4.2 • 38 Ratings

This podcast is dedicated to helping dentist navigate through the challenges of dental insurance.

    The Sweet Spot: The Balanced Approach in Dental Marketing with Rebecca Neill

    The Sweet Spot: The Balanced Approach in Dental Marketing with Rebecca Neill

    Rebecca is the Chief Operating Officer for Verasoni (www.verasoni.com), one of the leading Marketing Firms in Healthcare. During this episode, Rebecca talks about brand positioning, patient education, patient experience, and many other important factors as it pertains to acquiring good new, and long term patients. You can learn more from Rebecca by visiting www.verasoni.com.

    • 39 min
    As a buyer, should I go FFS or PPO? With the famous Brain Hanks

    As a buyer, should I go FFS or PPO? With the famous Brain Hanks

    Brian talks about FFS practice purchases compared to PPO practice purchases from a patient retention, attrition, and growth perspective. Brian has quickly become one of the most respected transition experts in the dental industry. Check out this episode if you are looking to buy a practice in the near or far future.

    • 26 min
    Ending the cycle of failed associateship and partnerships in dentistry

    Ending the cycle of failed associateship and partnerships in dentistry

    In this episode, Bob Spiel and Bryton Nield share their passion about partnership and associateships in dentistry. According to these professionals, partnerships and associateships in dentistry don't last very long. A large part of this is due to a mismatch from the very beginning of the relationships where proper assessment and analysis on personality types, belief systems, to individual philosophies (among many other things) tend to cause key relationships in business to fail. Bob and Bryton talk about solutions on how to make a long term relationship work with associates and partners.

    • 43 min
    How coding ties in with hygiene, with Jennifer Lyman, RDH

    How coding ties in with hygiene, with Jennifer Lyman, RDH

    Most dental professionals recognize the struggle in dealing with insurance. But as a hygienist, Jen realized some huge opportunities in learning more about how clinical treatment ties in to coding and billing. During this episode Jen gives her professional advice on how important hygiene treatment and coding work together. Admittedly, we all know the basics when it comes to hygiene coding but Jen shares a lot more information that is both eye opening and exciting.

    • 34 min
    Finding Wins in the battle to manage insurance: Coding and Billing tips

    Finding Wins in the battle to manage insurance: Coding and Billing tips

    During this episode, Ericka talks about different areas of coding and billing that are holding dental offices back, from a revenue perspective. Ericka talks about how insurance companies pay more for a prophy compared to a gingivitis cleaning (D4346) where such a cleaning is more extensive than a prophy. She talks about how perio billing in general is low for most practices. Ericka provides insight on solutions to help with accounts receivables in general and shares her top 5 Key performance indicators for dental billing.

    To contact Ericka please email her at billingcoach@hiddendentalprofit.com or visit www.hiddendentalprofit.com.

    • 39 min
    Combating the Bureaucratic Empire of Dental Insurance

    Combating the Bureaucratic Empire of Dental Insurance

    Welcome to the "Navigating Dental Insurance" podcast, where your hosts, Jordan Comstock and Ben Tuinei, dive deep into the complexities of dealing with dental insurance in the industry. Sponsored by BoomCloud Dental Membership Software and Veritas Dental Resources, this episode, titled "Combating the Bureaucratic Empire of Dental Insurance," is dedicated to simplifying the process for practice owners and office managers. Here's what we cover:

    - The challenge of making money in dentistry due to insurance complexities.
    - Strategies to combat the bureaucratic nature of dental insurance.
    - The importance of not blindly trusting insurance companies and doing due diligence.
    - A discussion on insurance companies' primary focus on investors over patients and providers.
    - A real-life example of policy manipulation by insurance companies.

    Join us as we explore these topics and discuss our upcoming live event aimed at empowering dental professionals.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Hbtien ,

The best.

So thankful for this podcast and all that Ben and Jordan are doing for dentistry. Definitely one of my favorite podcasts.

pumpkin1002 ,

Great podcast!

Very informative. Will definitely share with my coworkers.

EshomDDS ,

Dentists need this info

Thanks guy for the great info for our practices. Insurance is trying to control how we treat patients and you show it doesn't have to be that way. Keep it up. I'll keep listening.
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