Townie® Poll

Insurance

Poll conducted from 5/5/2022 To 6/15/2022

Do you have a dedicated insurance coordinator in your office?
22 total votes
50%
Yes
50%
No
What percentage of your patients have orthodontic insurance?
19 total votes
21%
Less than 25 percent
32%
25–50 percent
32%
50–75 percent
16%
More than 75 percent
How often do you renegotiate insurance rates?
19 total votes
5%
Annually
26%
Every few years
68%
Never
Do you allow insurance companies to compensate you via credit cards (which includes a transaction/merchant fee percentage)?
19 total votes
32%
Yes
42%
No
26%
I was not aware of this option
In the future do you see insurance being a larger or smaller percentage of your practice?
19 total votes
32%
Larger
37%
Smaller
32%
No change
On average, what is your treatment fee reduced by when accepting insurance patients?
19 total votes
26%
10 percent
32%
20 percent
11%
More than 20 percent
32%
No reduction
Does being in-network with insurance plans drive more new patients into your office?
18 total votes
56%
Yes
44%
No
Have you had an outside consultant help with your insurance protocols?
19 total votes
16%
Yes
84%
No
How are your collection percentages with insurance patients compared to non-insurance patients?
19 total votes
32%
Higher with insurance patients
16%
Higher with non-insurance patients
53%
No difference
What percentage of your patients are on Medicaid?
18 total votes
94%
Less than 25 percent
0%
25–50 percent
6%
50–75 percent
0%
More than 75 percent
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Do you have a dedicated insurance coordinator in your office?
  
Sally Gross, Member Services Specialist
Phone: +1-480-445-9710
Email: sally@farranmedia.com
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