Cutting costs is a big part of every business these days, and it is no different for a PT environment.
There are many costs that go into running a physical therapy (PT) practice that are above and beyond just the equipment and expertise needed to care for your patients. The costs of running an office, overhead and other supplies must be put into the budget. One of the biggest costs is the overhead of managing your PT practice documentation. That is a cost that is easy to lose control over, especially if you have mountains of paperwork to fill out, store and eventually dispose of.
As an in-home therapy clinic, Jim Prussack of In-Home Therapy Services (aptly named) had some unique issues he faced with documentation. They were 100% paper-based, using hand-written notes during sessions, with little to no compliance standards in place. In an effort to gain efficiencies and save money, while still allowing his staff to remain mobile, Jim turned to WebPT. The first thing he noticed was how easy it was to get up and running. He was using the system in a few hours, and within a
WebPT EMR Adds a Pediatric-Focused Module
Today, we’re announcing a new feature of WebPT that focuses on Pediatrics…finally! The Pediatric rehab community has been shouting for EMR providers to focus on specialty practices like Peds for a long time. WebPT has answered the call.
Top 10 Benefits of the new Pediatric-focused module:
There is really only one definitive way of identifying when PT reimbursement for treatment falls short. That measurement is when you don’t get paid.
Within a PT practice, the process of getting your billing and claims completed routinely can represent a significant drain on staff time.
There is no question that the move toward buying and installing a PT practice documentation system is a great move for your practice. The benefits in terms of efficiency, elimination of paperwork and increased revenue generation due to better management of billing practices are many.
There are many costs that go into running a physical therapy (PT) practice that are above and beyond just the equipment and expertise needed to care for your patients.