Top 5 Reasons to Outsource Credentialing

By Shelley DeGroff, Founder of PPO Advisors Staying on top of credentialing is a headache for your staff, while falling out of network can put a big dent in revenues. Find out how dental practice owners can outsource recredentialing for a smoother process and better outcomes. To participate in various insurance networks, dental providers must be ...

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Trust but Verify – Practice Owners Should Make Sure Promised Fee Schedule Increases are Real

By Shelley DeGroff, Founder of PPO Advisors If your dental practice hired a firm to negotiate a higher fee schedule for your PPO contract, how do you know you’re receiving the increase? Too often, practice owners trust they’re getting a promised increase, when in reality the insurers use a loophole to pay less than the agreed ...

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All About CDT Codes and How It Impacts Reimbursements

By Shelley DeGroff, Founder of PPO Advisors If your dental staff isn’t properly trained on CDT coding, it could be costing your practice money. Find out why it’s important to know your most frequently used CDT codes and what you should do to stay current on ADA updates. As a dental provider, the more you understand ...

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Accidental Insurance Fraud? It’s Easier Than You Think. Another Reason to Know What’s in Your PPO Contract

By Shelley DeGroff, Founder of PPO Advisors It’s easier than ever for a well-intentioned dental practice owner to inadvertently commit insurance fraud. To avoid the problem, practice owners must know what’s in their PPO contract, or risk the repercussions. Too many practice owners these days don’t know what’s in their PPO contract. The complexity of ...

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2022 New Year’s Resolution for Dentists – Pay Attention to Your PPO Contract to Avoid Losing Revenue

By Shelley DeGroff, Founder of PPO Advisors For dental practice owners, one of the best New Year resolutions you can make is to pay close attention to your PPO contract. Now more than ever, insurers are looking for ways to reduce reimbursements to providers. Find out what you should do now to avoid lower revenue ...

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Case Study Shows 21% Fee Schedule Increase After Renegotiating PPO Contract

By Shelley DeGroff, Founder of PPO Advisors Many dentists today feel frustrated because they’re working harder than ever, but their revenues seem flat, and they can’t understand why. What they’re feeling is real and it’s most likely because their PPO contract is draining income from their practice. To explain what’s happening, I’ll share the story ...

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A Flat Rate Might Sound Good – But Be Sure You Know Your ROI

When you pay a flat fee up front, how do you know what your return on investment will be? The answer is – you don’t. When we talk to dental providers about negotiating higher fee schedules in their PPO contracts, our free analysis tells them exactly what their return on investment will be. Find out ...

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Fair Health Is Giving Insurers an Unfair Advantage Over Providers

Insurers are always coming up with new ways to pay providers less than what’s listed in their fee schedule. Their latest strategy relies on data provided by Fair Health, an independent nonprofit that was created to help keep insurers in check. Find out how insurers are exploiting Fair Health’s massive database and creating an unfair ...

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Shelley DeGroff, Guest Speaker for Dental Business Strategies

PPO Advisors’ Shelley DeGroff was a guest speaker for Crossroads Tax Advisors recent webinar. Watch the entire webinar here

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PPO Contracts: What You Don’t Know Could Be Hurting You

Engage Advisors recently featured a blog by Shelley DeGroff, PPO Advisors Founder and CEO. This blog is a must read for any dental practice owner that works with PPOs. Read the Blog

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