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Advanced Practice Management
7101 York Avenue South, Suite 300 Edina, Minnesota 55435-4407
Contact Us Today (952) 921-3360
Your Top Issues in descending order
1. Production Growth, Filling Schedules, “Busyness”
2. Insurance PPO/Third Party Write-Off Issues
3. Getting New Patients, Marketing
4. Staff Issues, Motivation, Teamwork, Costs
5. Government Interference
6. Technology: Costs, Keeping Up, Going Chartless
7. The Economy
8. Overhead & Expenses
9. Patient Treatment Acceptance, Completing Care, Can’t
Afford Treatment.
Insurance Participation
Delta Premier (“Regular” Delta) 89%
Delta PPO (formerly Delta Preferred) 29%
Delta 216 38%
HealthPartners PPO 46%
Medica 38%
Premier PPOs 40%
Met Life PPO 21%
Cigna PPO 34%
Other 34%
Have you dropped participation in a PPO in the last 12 months? 7%
Do you plan on leaving a PPO within 12 months? 6%
Have you joined a PPO network in the last 12 months? 5%
Do yu plan on joining a PPO within 12 months? 3%

 

Production
So far in 2012 (compared to 2011) is your practice production:
Up Down Even
Metro 48% 32% 18%
Outstate 55% 28% 16%
Collections
So far in 2012 (compared to 2011) are your practice collections:

Up

Down

Even
Metro
48%
32%
19%
Outstate
51%
27%
21%
New Patients
So far in 2012 (compared to 2011) are your new patients:

Up

Down

Even
Metro
31%
36%
32%
Outstate
33%
28%
35%
Crown preps:
Do you charge for Crowns at?
Prep
60%
Seat
40%
Bonuses:
Do you have a Staff Bonus or Incentive Plan?
Yes
38%
Satisfaction
rating
7.9
Do you have Production Based Incentive for Hygiene? Yes 10%
Have you given or plan to give staff raises in 2012?

Yes

No

Some/not all/variable

Not sure
Metro
34%
40%
19%
6%
Outstate
50%
21%
16%
13%

Doctor, Are You Getting A Raise This Year?

Understandably, your staff people want bigger pay checks every year. But if your expenses have been rising faster than your revenues, you are between a rock and a hard place.

You can attend an endless number of seminars, read countless articles, and still not get action on your bottom line. That is where we can help— because there is no substitute for experienced, hands-on management… and hype is not a substitute for the real results private management consulting can provide for you.

Call Advanced Practice Management today 952-921-3360. It’s time you got that raise!