NADP Knowledge Center
DSO Membership Plans - An Emerging Industry Trend (2019)
Recorded On: 12/12/2019
What are professionally administered membership plans and how are DSOs utilizing them to better service and retain patients? This webinar will answer the following questions:
- What are the features and advantages of professionally administered membership plans?
- How are these plans helping to improve access to dental care and oral health?
- Who benefits from membership plans?
- What is a discount medical program operator (DMPO) and why is it important?
- What do DMPO regulations generally cover?
- What are the regulatory challenges facing DMPOs?
- What does the future hold for membership plans?
Founder and CEO, Membersy
Eric Johnson is the founder and chief Executive officer of Membersy, an Austin-based digital health company that provides dental practices with thoughtfully designed membership programs to make dental care more approachable.
Driven by his entrepreneurial spirit and passion to help dentists better service and retain patients through membership-based dentistry, Membersy currently provides membership technology, marketing and administrative solutions to more than 4,000 dental practices across 42 states.
Prior to founding Membersy in May 2015, Eric was director of strategic partnership at The CDI Group, a Los Angeles-based knox keene licensed dental benefits company. Previously, Eric was the national sales manager for Careington International, a Dallas-based dental dental benefits company.
Eric holds a bachelor's degree in political science with an additional emphasis on history from The University of North Texas. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, their 3 children and 1 dog. In his free time, Eric likes to travel and play golf.
Executive Vice President and In-House Counsel, Membersy
Seth Bills joined Membersy in 2018 as executive vice president and in-house counsel, a multifaceted role combining corporate counsel, operations, and human resources functions. Seth has worked with Eric Johnson and Membersy virtually from the beginning, serving as outside counsel and assisting with contracts, state licensure, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and other legal matters.
Seth has focused on health law throughout his career, providing counsel to hospital groups and physicians on contract and licensure matters, state and federal regulatory schemes, and HIPAA compliance. Through his work with Membersy, Seth has developed extensive working knowledge of the discount medical program space in all fifty states.
Seth earned a B.A. from the University of Texas and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, and is a licensed attorney in the State of Texas.