203. Decoding Insurance Strategies and Fee Adjustments

In this episode of The Daily Dental Podcast, we delve into essential year-end considerations for dental practices. As the new year approaches, we explore the intricacies of fee adjustments, emphasizing the need to align increases with inflation and rising operational costs. The spotlight is on insurance evaluations, where we discuss the importance of analyzing write-off percentages and assessing whether reimbursement schedules are keeping pace with inflation. Our expert guide, Dr. Addison Killeen, takes you through a meticulous process, from identifying top procedures to conducting a cost-per-procedure analysis using tools like Open Dental. The episode concludes with insights on decision-making, seeking expert advice, and leveraging community support for navigating the complex landscape of dental practice management.