Important: Your analysis of all dental benefit plans you consider should be done unilaterally for your practice and not in coordination or consultation with other practice groups. Discussing or exchanging views on this with other practice groups can lead to serious legal problems because "joint action" among competing dentists can be viewed as unlawful.
Use the information below to help you determine if engaging in a new dental plan contract aligns with the dental practice goals and business model.
When considering the choice to participate as a participating provider with a dental plan, be diligent in your research. Additional time spent at the outset to make sure you understand the new arrangement can save a great deal down the road. Consider the following factors in your decision:
Use the guidance below to help you evaluate existing dental benefit plan contracts to ensure the contractual terms still align with the practice goals and business model.
When reevaluating your current contract with a dental plan, be diligent in your research. Sometimes is necessary to make plan changes as contracts evolve over time. Consider the following factors in your evaluation process:
If you are still considering terminating the plan after this evaluation, please read: What You Need To Know About Dropping Dental Plan Contracts