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Episode 152: PPO Plans Are NOW Lowering Your Contracted Fees!

September 09, 2021
Gary predicted that PPO plans would lower contracted fees, and NOW it is happening!
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When it comes to the business side of dentistry, PPO plans contracted fees have always been under consideration. The contracted fees directly affect the profitability or the ability to cover the ever-increasing overhead cost of a dental practice. Gary Takacs predicted that the PPO contracted fees will lower, and it is happening NOW. This is a must-listen episode if you are still in-network, as being aware can help you take action before it’s too late!

  • 00:01:09 – Intro to today’s topic
  • 00:01:18 – Upcoming Masterclass
  • 00:02:16 – Prediction
  • 00:07:22 – Recent change to fees
  • 00:12:24 – Ideal practice goal
  • 00:14:20 – Your Marketing fees
  • 00:18:08 – Taking action
  • 00:18:23 – Very first RIDA Summit


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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