River Dental Consulting
River Dental Consulting Inc. specializes in dental billing, as well as the overall management of the financial aspects of many types of dental practices including general dentistry, periodontics, orthodontic, oral surgery and endodontics. River Dental Consulting offers customized services to oversee the day to day financial aspects of your practice, freeing your staff to focus on patient centered issues and services. We pride ourselves on delivering personalized, professional quality services to mesh seamlessly with your current system, and adhere to tight deadlines and time sensitive issues related to billing.
We are ready to work with any size practice and look forward to sharing in the “back office” care of your patients. Please feel free to reach out to us at any time with questions or concerns. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.
For most of our clients, River Dental Consulting becomes a seamless part of your day to day operations by setting up our hardware in your system and configuring your software for remote access. We will also train your staff on how to use our system. In this way we can act as a hands on liaison between your patient and their insurance carriers.
We facilitate all billing and processing of insurance checks, manage all outstanding insurance claims and patient self pay or co-pay balances. Unlike other services, we will interface directly with your clients. We can customize a package to meet your practice’s unique needs.
Our Menu of Services:
- Processing of insurance checks
- Managing the outstanding insurance claim reports, as well as, patient outstanding balances
- Payment processing
- Accounts receivable and claim denial management
- Responding to patient requests of information related to billing (i.e. statements,etc.)
- Patient account review and calls
- Statement generation
- Submission of electronic claims
- Follow up on outstanding insurance reports
- Review of aging (patient accounts and insurance claims)
- Forwarding of accounts to collection vehicle of your choice
We Typically Generate Monthly Reports On The Following:
- Monthly status update between RDC and provider
- Monthly practice analysis summary
- Monthly collection analysis
- Monthly tracking of doctor and hygiene productivity
- Provider tracking
- Summary of outstanding claims
We are also available to help credential or re-credential any staff and help you get into new networks as they become available.
Heidi Murphy and Renee Saltzman, friends and professional colleagues, possess complementary skills that together make for a dynamic and fluid partnership.
Heidi Murphy has been an owner/partner of RD Consulting since June 2012. Her previous experience in Accounting and Finance has given her an ideal foundation for her work overseeing the cash flow and providing analytics when reviewing a client’s business.
Attention to detail, good listening skills and a firm belief in collaboration are values that are appreciated by clients. She is successfully supported by a team of colleagues that specialize in the dental industry, with their teamwork and professionalism, together they help build long-term relationships with her growing client base and provide excellent customer service.
Heidi holds a Finance MBA degree from Marist and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from SUNY New Paltz. She has 20+ combined years of experience in the accounting and finance industry. Heidi has worked at such Fortune 500 companies including Hitachi Credit America, Diversified Investment, Pepsi, and Nestle Waters North America.
Renee Saltzman is a 25 year veteran in the dental industry. She has managed highly successful dental practices in the Greater NY area. Currently she is a partner at RDC Consulting. Her experience in implementing strategies helps offices increase profitability and efficiency. She was born and raised in NYC but currently resides in New York’s Hudson Valley. Renee is married with 3 children. To relax, she walks her pet pig Izzy.
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