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As a practice owner working on dropping Delta, are you wondering whether you could stop treating new patients that come from Delta? This episode is titled after a question dentists often ask Gary. 

Delta truly is the 5000-pound gorilla of dental insurance, and therefore, you need to be very careful when it comes to dealing with patients that come through Delta. Gary advises that you should try your best not to be on the receiving end of legal action from Delta. 

In this episode, Gary and Naren share whether or not it is possible to stop accepting new Delta patients when you’re dropping Delta entirely and the safest way to deal with new Delta patients! 

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:01:12 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:01:28 – Quick announcement
  • 00:04:56 – The answer to the question
  • 00:07:10 – The transition process when it comes to Delta
  • 00:11:45 –  One of the ways to measure the success rate of dropping PPOs
  • 00:14:10 – The best way to transition


Gary Takacs

Gary Takacs One of Gary's most significant achievements as a dental practice management coach is transforming his own practice, LifeSmiles, from one that was infected with PPO plans, no effective marketing strategy, and an overhead of 80% to a very successful dental practice that is currently one of the top-performing practices in the US.

With over 2,200 coaching clients, Gary has first-hand experience transforming insurance-dependent practices into thriving and profitable practices.

Through his Personalized Coaching Program, Gary shares access to the systems, strategies, processes, and experience gained over 41 years of coaching dentists and transforming over 2200 practices worldwide.

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Naren Arulrajah

Naren ArulrajahAs CEO of Ekwa Marketing, Naren has over a decade of experience working with dental practices and helping them attract the ideal type of patients to their practices. It is his goal to help dentists do more of the type of dentistry they love with the help and support of effective digital marketing.

Ekwa’s "Done-For-You" Digital Marketing model blends fundamental persuasion principles with an all-in-one Digital Marketing solution to help your ideal patients find you and choose you for reasons other than being on their insurance plan.

If you’re interested in finding out if Ekwa is the right fit for you and your practice, book a Free Marketing Strategy Meeting with Ekwa’s Marketing Director, Lila Stone.

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