AADOM Radio-THE Podcast For Dental Managers

Episode 48-AADOM Radio-"Are Dental Membership Plans Legal? Clearing Up the Confusion." w/Dave Monahan

Episode Summary

Dental membership plans are a perfect solution to the burdens caused by insurance-controlled dental care. Membership plans enable practices to control treatment, pricing and payment terms while patients get access to affordable and personalized care without hassles. However, there’s worry over whether membership plans are legal, and what dentists and office managers must do to stay compliant with state and federal regulations. In this podcast, we’ll clear up the confusion and misconceptions of membership plan compliance, and listeners will understand why membership plans are legal and what compliance requirements must be considered when establishing a membership plan.

Episode Notes

AADOM Radio & Kleer Present:

Dave Monahan

Podcast Learning Objectives:

• Identify the truths and misconceptions of membership plan compliance

• Compare and contrast membership plans and discount plans, and understand the varying regulatory requirements

• Understand why membership plans are legal and what compliance requirements must be considered

• Evaluate compliance risks associated with developing and managing an in-house plan on your own

More About Dave:

Dave Monahan has a passion for creating technology-enabled businesses that improve people’s lives. He founded Kleer and championed its mission from the beginning. He designed the Kleer platform based on dentist and patient feedback, curated a brilliant and hardworking team, publicly advocates for dentists and patient rights, and continuously pushes the company to innovate and be better.


Prior to joining Kleer, Dave served as the President and CEO of FitLinxx, a leader in the wearables market, where he created simple, affordable and connected wearable devices for the medical and sports markets. He also worked at Microsoft, developing new product, market and partnering strategies that helped the company and thousands of its partners enter new markets and grow. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in International Business from Loyola University.


When Dave is not coaching or spending time with his family, he finds time to exercise, travel and play any sport or competitive activity that he or his friends can dream up.

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