Owen Dahl

Principal of Owen Dahl Consulting

Meet Your Expert

Owen is a principal of Owen Dahl Consulting, in The Woodlands, Texas. He has 53 years of experience in consulting, running a medical billing service and managing medical practices. He was also a hospital administrator. Owen speaks across the country on medical practice issues related to strategic planning, Lean and Six Sigma, culture, human resource management and the revenue cycle.

He is an adjunct professor at the University of New Orleans, the author of Think Business – Medical practice quality, efficiency and profit, contributing author of the popular book Lean Six Sigma for the Medical Practice and recently published Integration of Behavioral Health Into Medical Homes: A Rapid Implementation Guide. Owen received his Bachelor’s degree in Hospital Administration at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and his Master’s from the University of Northern Colorado. He recently achieved his Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt through Villanova University. He served in the USAF.

Training Sessions by Owen Dahl

  • Medicare ABN Form
    Oct 20, 2021 - 1:00 ET

    Medicare is paying close attention to when and how you have your patients sign an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN). Specifically, whether you’ve utilized the mandatory or voluntary ABN forms correctly or not. Get it wrong, and your practice could be headed for a costly, time-consuming audit, which can lead to hefty recoupments, penalties and fines. Medicare ABN Form. Your patients […]

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  • Out of Network Collections

    You can stop losing money on your out-of-network (OON) patients RIGHT NOW. You’ve provided the services and deserve to be paid for them. But, getting your patients to cough up the cash for OON services is just plain complicated. Your patients don’t want to pay -- they believe their insurance should cover it. Combine this with the added rules and […]

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  • Reduce staff conflict

    Staff conflict will ruin your practice from the inside out. Gossip, cliques, anger, stress, etc. is a recipe for disaster. You must be able to diffuse these situations, or risk losing employees, patients and revenue. Leaving staff conflicts unchecked almost guarantees that your practice’s atmosphere will soon turn toxic. When this happens, patient satisfaction plummets, and they find another practice. […]

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  • patient collections best practices

    It’s hard to believe, but patients may actually be MORE apt to pay their outstanding balances with your practice now versus before the COVID-19 outbreak. There are proven cases where practices just like yours are seeing a surge in cashflow due to an expansion and modification of their A/R efforts. The good news is, you don’t have to figure this […]

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