Signing the contract: Understanding PPOs

Insurance companies can be really stressful to deal with, regardless of if you are the provider or the consumer. Dental insurance is no less stressful than any other insurance out there. Now that managed care plans are coming out it can get even more complicated. ADA staff get a lot of questions about specific managed care contract issues and dental benefits, it’s rated one of the most critical concerns facing dentists.

Key Takeaways:

  • Dentists have lots of problems with dental benefits and third party issues.
  • The ADA is a lending agency to assist dentists.
  • The ADA has lots of educational webinars to help dentists.

“The ADA has been, and continues to be, extremely active in advocating for dentistry and educating dentists on the nuances of signing managed care agreements.”