Hootan Shahidi, CODE and DentFirst
Procedure coding, billing, and reimbursements are not a dentist’s favorite subjects, to say the least, yet successfully navigation of these issues is essential to the bottom-line health of the practice. Hootan Shahidi joins host Patrick O’Rourke on the show to discuss these issues and much more. Dental Business Radio is underwritten and presented by Practice Quotient: PPO Negotiations & Analysis and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®.
Cross Over Dental Enterprises (CODE) specializes in billing medical insurance for dental professionals with unparalleled support and training. CODE’s work enables their dental practice clients to bill to medical insurance at a far greater rate than they are accustomed to.
DentFirst Dental Care has been proudly serving the Greater-Atlanta area for 35 years! What makes DentFirst so incredibly unique is their dedication to making dental care for metro-area residents easily accessible, affordable and dependable. Their patients are their number one priority! DentFirst does everything they can to accommodate their needs while ensuring that the care and customer service they receive is rivaled by none.
DentFirst has 13 convenient locations around Atlanta which are always welcoming new patients. They understand that our patients have busy schedules, but still value easy access to their healthcare providers which is why they offer extended evening hours during the week and Saturday appointments. In addition to this, they want our patients to be able to receive all of their treatment needs under one roof.
Hootan Shahidi, Owner, CODE and Director of Clinical Operations, DentFirst
Hootan Shahidi was an office manager and a dental consultant for over 10 years before starting CODE. He is well versed in all matters of the dental field, including medical and dental insurance billing.
Hootan is the owner of Cross Over Dental Enterprises (CODE), a medical billing company for dentists and dental specialists.
He is currently also the Director of Clinical Operations for DentFirst, a regional DSO in metro Atlanta.
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About Dental Business Radio
Dental Business Radio covers the business side of dentistry. Host Patrick O’Rourke and his guests cover industry trends, insights, success stories, and more in this wide-ranging show.
The show’s guests include successful doctors across the spectrum of dental practice providers, as well as trusted advisors and noted industry participants. Dental Business Radio is underwritten and presented by Practice Quotient and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®.
Dental Business Radio is sponsored by Practice Quotient. Practice Quotient, Inc. serves as a bridge between the payor and provider communities. Their clients include general dentist and dental specialty practices across the nation of all sizes, from completely fee-for-service-only to active network participation with every dental plan possible.
They work with independent practices, emerging multi-practice entities, and various large ownership entities in the dental space. Their PPO negotiations and analysis projects evaluate the merits of the various in-network participation contract options specific to your practice’s patient acquisition strategy. There is no one-size-fits-all solution.