Teresa Duncan joins Alan to talk about the recently legal action taken by the American Dental Association against Delta Dental. Teresa’s company is Odyssey Management where she used to be primarily a consultant. Now she spends most of her time educating dental teams about all things dental insurance!
This timely topic is a “must hear” for all dentists and their teams. Teresa features an in depth discussion about the lawsuit on her own podcast, “Nobody Told Me That with Teresa Duncan.”
- So what does this lawsuit mean for me?
- The three main points of the lawsuit:
- market allocation conspiracy
- price fixing conspiracy
- revenue restriction conspiracy
- a monopsony is a market structure in which a single buyer substantially controls the market as the major purchaser of goods and services offered by many would-be sellers.
- The CEO pay gap between Delta and other “for profit” companies
- Delta Dental “reserves”
- Claims processors = data collection for insurance companies
- Speculation on what might happen with this lawsuit
- Al pitches the ADA on a podcast
Some links from the show:
Teresa’s book, “Moving Your Patients to Yes: Easy Insurance Conversations”
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