Understanding Dental Macroeconomics

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Dr. Farran's 30-Day Dental MBA
This course is part of Dr. Farran's 30-Day Dental MBA
Series View Cost: Free
Course Count: 30
Series Credit Cost: $99
Total Credits: 45
Howard Farran, DDS, MBA, MAGD, Understanding Dental Macroeconomics
Speaker: Howard Farran, DDS, MBA, MAGD
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
This chapter of Dr. Farran's timeless 1999 "Your 30-Day Dental MBA" will review economics in the dental practice. Learn the main formula to determine if you should accept a fee schedule or reduced fe...more
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  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Released: 7/2/2012
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2019
  • Review Date: 6/30/2016
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Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 550.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $18 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.



Synopsis:
This chapter of Dr. Farran's timeless 1999 "Your 30-Day Dental MBA" will review economics in the dental practice. Learn the main formula to determine if you should accept a fee schedule or reduced fee plan based insurance in your practice. Understand the three functions of prices in economic activity and how the most profitable dentists set their fees.

Description of Speaker:
Howard Farran DDS MBA MAGD is a noted international speaker on practice management. He graduated from UMKC dental school in 1987, earned MAGD in 1998 and MBA in 1999. Founder and publisher of Dentaltown, Orthotown Magazines and www.towniecentral.com. He has written/produced multiple dental articles and video series for practice management.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Learn capacity utilization
  • Learn demographic market segmentation
  • Understand what should be paid for quality dentistry
  • Identify what percentage of dentists and specialists accept no insurance

Disclosure:
Dr. Farran declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor does he have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) he will discuss in the presentation.

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CE Policies
American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD CreditApproved PACE Program Provider
FAGD / MAGD Credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or
provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
Provider ID# 304396
American Dental Association (ADA), Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) provider
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

Legal Disclaimer:
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise, skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.

Licensure:
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.

Computer Requirements:
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State CE Requirements:
Click Here for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.

Refund Policy
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.

For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at hogo@dentaltown.com
To reap the full benefits of this CE course, the presenters (Howie Horrocks and Mark Dilatush) have agreed to create a marketing plan specifically tailored to your practice and your specific market area. Having your marketing plan printed and open while you view the course material, will greatly individualize your learning experience.

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