Stay ahead of dental office debt collection by having procedures in place that thoroughly inform patients of your practice’s billing process and by following up immediately with any past due accounts.
As trained medical professionals, dentists like you want to ensure that patients experience as little pain as possible. However, dental practice business owners often experience a great deal of pain when it comes to dental office debt collection. While debt collection is a part of every business, it can be especially detrimental to dental practices that let it spiral out of control. Without a deliberate plan for debt collection, operational funds can get extremely tight. By following some practical steps, you can ensure that your accounts receivable processes are painless and, more importantly, effective.