Episode #258: Actual Data from a Dental Practice that Has Successfully Dropped PPO Plans
In this episode, we explore the impact of hygiene services on preferred provider organization (PPO) fees, focusing on the financial challenges dental practices face, particularly in high-cost states like California. We analyze the delicate balance between revenue and expenses and question the viability of providing hygiene services within specific PPO plans when income falls short of expenses.
Additionally, we discuss the advantages of a hygiene-driven practice, emphasizing the importance of regular appointments in maintaining oral health and addressing issues early on, leading to reduced future dental expenses.
This episode was inspired by a conversation with a dental practice owner in California, shedding light on the difficulties faced by dental professionals in balancing financial realities with providing optimal patient care.
Join us as we delve into the intricacies of managing a dental practice and navigate the evolving landscape of PPO fees in the healthcare industry.