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Can a transition from PPO insurance to fee-for-service be successful?

There’s plenty of insurance pain everywhere across the country. In the last two years, more dentists have said, “I’ve had it” and transitioned their insurance participation. But can a transition from PPO insurance to fee-for-service be successful?

Yes! In this episode, Bill Rossi shares how. Bill is the country’s leading expert on PPO deci­sions and transitions. PPO decisions must be made in the context of the practice’s realities. Bill has over 35 years of experience in advising dental practices. For the past 20 years, he has helped many dentists strategically and safely cut back on their PPO participation. This has added substantially to their bottom lines and their practice independence.

Questions answered on this episode:

  • What things should a doctor consider before changing their insurance participation?
  • Are there certain things you look for when you know dropping insurance plans is viable for a practice?
  • What are some of the biggest fears or reasons doctors hesitate before transitioning to fee-for-service?
  • What services do you provide to help with the process of dropping insurance?

For more on PPO negotiations and “PPO Plays'' you can run, visit: Bill Rossi can be reached at 952-921-3360 for an informal, 20-30 minute conversation. His email is:

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Long in the Tooth is hosted by Randon Jenson & Marie Chatterley of CTC Associates. It was founded by Bob Brooks, CBI, CEPA of Practice Endeavors.