Episode #258: Actual Data from a Dental Practice that Has Successfully Dropped PPO Plans
As you create a thriving practice by implementing new systems and by improving the practice marketing, your practice will indeed grow. And you will need to hire an associate dentist to ensure that you provide consistent quality dental care to all your patients. Let’s face it, it is not easy to find associates, and it is even more difficult to find the right associate who will not leave your practice soon.
If you put in the effort to have a Fee-for-service practice, you will surely have a relationship-driven practice. But when you get an associate, you may wonder whether it’s alright to have an associate doctor that is PPO a 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.
Listen to this episode to attract the right associate dentist when you are on the journey of reducing insurance dependence!
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! You can create a marketing plan that consistently attracts quality new patients who choose you for reasons other than you being on their PPO Plan. A good Marketing plan can also attract patients who don’t have insurance!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/