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Date
August 27, 2019
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Dental MBA - The Art of War: Reducing Time Spent on Insurance Administration
Location

San Francisco Dental Society Office

2143 Lombard Street

San Francisco CA, 94123

Phone: (415) 928-7337
Website: http://www.sfds.org

Public parking is available at Lombard Street Parking Garage, 2055 Lombard St. Entrance is on Moulton St (between Lombard St and Greenwich St).

Throughout the year, we will host four different seminars aimed at helping you run your dental business.  Attend all four and receive a Dental MBA Completion Certificate!

The Art of War by General Sun Tzu is a must read for business and sports strategists. Benjamin Tuinei is convinced the insurance carriers have engaged in this "war-like" strategy against dental offices. Learn how your office can employ some of the same tactics insurance carriers use against you in an effort to reduce insurance administration.

This course will cover the following objectives:

  • The power of pre-authorizations
  • California law indicates insurance carriers cannot deny pre-authorized treatment
  • How to effectively appeal denied claims
  • Engaging the Insurance Commissioner in free legal advocacy against illegal insurance activity
  • Reviewing PPO contracts and negotiating fees
  • How each of the above activities contributes towards keeping insurance on their toes - abusing you less

Light Dinner Served. Earn 2 CEU

Registration Fees:

  • $59 - SFDS Member Dentist
  • $69 - CDA/ADA Member Dentist
  • $59 - Non-Dentist Staff
  • $79 - Non-ADA Member Dentist

Late Registration Fees (Starts August 20, 2019):

  • $69 - SFDS Member Dentist
  • $79 - CDA/ADA Member Dentist
  • $69 - Non-Dentist Staff
  • $89 - Non-ADA Member Dentist

Third-party payor negotiating, more specifically dental insurance fee negotiations, is still a foreign concept to many dentists. Mr Tuinei has spent the last 10 years improving and perfecting this relatively new effort for over 5,000 dentist nationwide. He will be sharing a few secrets about how to effectively negotiate better fees with dental insurance companies in this exciting lecture. Mr. Tuinei is going on his 19th year as a professional public speaker. He is a PPO expert writer for Dental Economics and is featured on nearly all major dental podcasts worldwide. He is considered the authority on third-party payor negotiations by over 200 dental associations nationwide.

Sponsors:
Legacy Practice Advisors
San Francisco Dental Society

Other Seminars in this Series
February 26
5 Strategies for a Thriving Practice in 2019
Gary Takacs - Takacs Learning Center
 
May 21, 2019
Empower Your Team and Grow Your Practice
Clay Shubin - Dental Intelligence
 
October 22, 2019
Plan Your Exit Strategy Before It's Too Late
Ali Oromchian, Esq. and Bob Affleck, Citibank
 
Pre-registration closes August 19, 2019 at 5 PM. Maximum seating is 25 people. For Late Registration, a late fee will apply. We regret to inform you that if you need a refund before pre-registration closes, a small subtraction of the total cost will be made for the credit card processing fee and you will be refunded the difference via check. Refunds will not be given within seven (7) days of the course.
 
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