About IDS PPO Advisors
With over a decade of experience in the dental industry and extensive experience working with insurance participation, we understand the importance of managing your insurance involvement in a way that best fits your practice and future goals. We have worked hard to build and maintain relationships with insurance companies and their reps and it’s these relationships that ensure our success and future negotiations that will continue to increase your revenue. Through those negotiations we have increased revenue by tens of thousands of dollars for dental practices across the nation.
Shelley DeGroff - Founder
Our Founder, Shelley DeGroff knows dentistry. After graduating from the University of Nebraska, she began working as a dental receptionist in a nearby dental office. After completing her certification as a dental assistant, Shelley transitioned to become a successful Office Manager. It was in that role that Shelley began noticing the need for PPO negotiations for her employing doctor. This experience began the business model for IDS, which has now become a nationwide industry leader.
When working with IDS, you get to work with an entire team that is dedicated to your PPO success. All employees of IDS have worked in the dental industry for at least 10 years. We are able to bring real dental experience and knowledge to your practice!
Joni is our finalizing manager. Joni specializes in in provider contracting and pyramiding of PPO networks. As you know there are multiple ways to be credentialed for one insurance company. Because of this, it is imperative to have someone who understands the logistics and limitations of each contact. Joni also maintains an extensive background in multiple provider/location contracting; ensuring that all providers in the practice are streamlined with the highest PPO fee schedules. Joni’s execution of detail and vast knowledge of how insurance companies work together and against each other surpass all else in the industry. Joni will be your main point of contact during the finalizing stages of your analysis.
Sue is our contracting/negotiating manager. Sue manages the beginning phases of each PPO analysis and conducts all PPO negotiations. Sue’s remarkable ability to communicate, multitask, and organize ensures each practice receives a detailed overview of how PPOs are impacting their practice. Sue will be your main point of contact up until finalizing, providing weekly updates and uncompromised customer service.
Stephanie is our credentialing, analysis, and maintenance manager. Stephanie works behind the scenes running all the insurance reports and transferring the data into our system, allowing IDS to show practices a true ROI. Stephanie’s remarkable attention to detail also ensures that upon finalizing with our negations, all contracts will be prepared accurately, warranting that streamlining is successful. IDS also provides 24 months of insurance support to all finalizing clients. When a practice needs help, Stephanie’s is ready to handle their problems, and ensure that the insurance companies work to resolve any discrepancies.
All members of IDS work together to ensure that you obtain the best PPO support possible.