It’s official; we’ve closed out 2018 and are stepping into a brand-new year. While I don’t recommend saving up those important intentions and resolutions for the kick-off of a new year, it does represent a potent time to release the things that no longer serve us—and embrace more of what does. In the past, I’ve used this occasion to put out some predictions for the year to come—and I’ve done that again here—but right now,
As 2019 looms, we've been getting a lot of questions about Medicare's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)—specifically, whether or not all physical, occupational, and speech therapists need to report and, if there is a penalty, how to avoid it. These are both great questions—and luckily, fairly easy ones to answer.
Despite women taking on more rehab therapy leadership roles than ever before, men are still, overall, earning more money.
The rising cost of a PT education is worrisome for providers and patients alike. Here's why.
Think you have your pick of new PT grads? Not necessarily. Here's why.
Here's everything you need to know about what's to come in 2018 for physical, occupational, and speech therapists.
Adopting a top-notch EMR with a fully integrated billing software can make a huge difference in the success of your practice
I realized I wanted to be a physical therapist after experiencing—and rehabbing—a knee injury while playing collegiate basketball. But until I actually became a PT, I didn’t understand what it really meant to practice physical therapy. A physical therapist not only treats a patient’s injury; he or she treats the whole person.
We get a lot of questions when it comes to billing for private practice PT services. One of the most common has to do with billing for licensed PTAs—especially when Medicare and state practice acts have different requirements when it comes to supervision. Our advice?
Oh, the Net Promoter Score® (NPS®)—a simple customer loyalty metric that packs a meaningful punch. So, how likely is it that your patients would recommend your services to a friend? If you don’t know the answer to this question, then it’s safe to say you’re not tracking your NPS, which means you’re missing out on a veritable goldmine of mission-critical information about how your practice is performing from your patients’ perspective.
Clinical decision support (CDS) software has its place in physical and occupational therapy practice, but total clinical automation is a slippery slope for our profession.