Here’s PTs’ recipe for success in the future, as told by the biggest leaders in private practice.
Dr. Jarod Carter explains how maintenance care of Medicare patients works within a cash-pay model.
Medicare and Cash-Pay PT Services, Part 2: Covered vs. Non-Covered Services and Therapy Cap Essentials
Dr. Jarod Carter details situations in which Medicare will not cover physical therapy services.
Medicare and Cash-Pay PT Services, Part 1: The Must-Know Concepts to Avoid Legal Issues and Capitalize on Opportunities
Dr. Jarod Carter details how physical therapists can treat Medicare patients within a cash-based model.
Do you know how insurance works from a private practice perspective? Check out this blog post to learn more.
As a physical therapist, you have to jump through commercial insurance hoops and keep up with Medicare’s ever-changing regulations—all while dealing with the pain of falling reimbursement rates. But what if you could expand your practice offerings to generate more cash in the present and potentially ditch commercial insurances in the future?
Brrrring! Just like that, my phone rings, and on the other end of the line is a new patient inquiring about an appointment—a new patient sent from my number-one referral source. This source requires no pandering, office lunches, or thank-you letters, and it will refer hundreds of new patients to your practice, too. Who is it? Dr. Google, of course.
The phrase “revenue metrics” might conjure up images of highrise boardrooms, laser pointers, and Powerpoint slideshows with graphs galore. But these financial data points aren’t just for corporate bigwigs; every business person—including physical therapy private practice owners—should not only know what these figures are, but also pay attention to them.
Not many providers enjoy jumping through insurance company hoops in order to receive payment, and yet for most, it seems to be a fact of life—or at least a fact of doing business. There is another way, though. You could take your practice out-of-network. But it’s not a decision to enter into lightly. You’ve got to be ready. Read on to find out if you are.
Tom Ambury discusses how PTs can comply with conflicting billing and state practice requirements.