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Do You Know Your Numbers?

Do You Know Your Numbers?

What was your 2017 revenue? If you’re like many dentists, the answer would be “I’m not totally sure” or “Let me call my accountant.” However, every successful practice should know their numbers inside and out. What numbers do you need to know, and why is knowing them so important? What Numbers Are Important? Your Revenue…

Update Your UCR Fees this January

Update Your UCR Fees this January

As the New Year begins, there are several activities that your dental practice needs to complete to ensure a financially successful year. Updating your usual, customary and reasonable fees (UCR fees) as the new year begins is incredibly important. UCR Fees: A Refresher  Usual, customary and reasonable fees are set by insurance providers for all…

Making Your Dental Practice Profitable

Making Your Dental Practice Profitable

APEX Reimbursement Specialists offers an effective suite of services designed to make your dental practice a more profitable and stress-free endeavor. By removing tedious tasks like credentialing from your plate and taking over fee negotiation, your practice can focus on more important aspects of running your business and treating patients. Fee Negotiation  Many dental practices…

Credentialing Management 101

Credentialing Management 101

If your dental practice is overwhelmed with paperwork and timesheets are bogged down with checking boxes and submitting paperwork, you stand to benefit from credentialing management from APEX Reimbursement Specialists. We can take over every step of the credentialing process in accordance with the demands of each insurance provider so that your first-time enrollment or…

A Closer Look at Coding & Compliance Review

A Closer Look at Coding & Compliance Review

Is your dental practice properly billing the CDT codes for the services that you perform? How many thousands of dollars have you lost as a direct result of improperly submitted claims? If you are one of the thousands of frustrated dentists missing out on revenue due to denied or downgraded claims, a coding and compliance…

The Value of PPO Fee Negotiation

The Value of PPO Fee Negotiation

When was the last time you spoke with insurance companies about their reimbursement rate? If you’re like many other dentists, the answer is never. PPO fee negotiation allows you to make more money for every patient that sits in your chair.   Handing your PPO fee negotiation off to professionals, like APEX Reimbursement Specialists, allows…

DentistMetrics Podcast: Mastering The Art of Dental Insurance, Negotiation, And Carrier Relationship Management With Harold Gornbein

DentistMetrics Podcast: Mastering The Art of Dental Insurance, Negotiation, And Carrier Relationship Management With Harold Gornbein

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Apex Education Series Video 2: Steps to Prepare Your Negotiation

Apex Education Series Video 2: Steps to Prepare Your Negotiation

In our last video, I mentioned we would present a series of videos focused on educating you about some of the Steps that we take to negotiating with PPOs on behalf of our clients to get them paid more and ultimately becoming a more profitable practice. What’s our First step? – Create your insurance profile….

Apex Education Series Video 1: Introduction to PPO Fee Negotiation

Apex Education Series Video 1: Introduction to PPO Fee Negotiation

Hello, this is Harold Gornbein with Apex Reimbursement Specialists! If you are like most dental practices your expenses are increasing, and you are facing a steady stream of lower reimbursements from the insurance companies year after year. This is the first video of an educational series in which I am going to outline some key…

New Leasing Arrangement UCCI/Principal

New Leasing Arrangement UCCI/Principal

by Sarah Levin Effective 11/1/2016, Principal has leased UCCI’s network in order to help fill out areas where there are a significant amount of patients, but that are difficult for them to recruit providers. What this means for you: If you are not directly contracted with Principal Life Insurance Company, one of its subsidiaries, or…

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