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50 Shades of ICD-10

While ICD-10 may not make you hot, it probably gets you pretty bothered. Finding an ICD-10 code that’s a perfect match for a particular ICD-9 code is like trying to find a shade of paint that’s the exact same color as your new gray throw pillows. You might assume you can simply tell your friendly hardware store associate you’d like a can of gray paint for your living room, and boom—all done.

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History of ICD-10

If you haven’t heard of ICD-10 by now, you’ve probably been living under a rock. Though CMS has talked about the impending implementation of ICD-10 like a boy crying “Wolf!,” the days of false alarms are over—at least that’s what the experts are saying. That’s right: it’s finally happening, folks. And the mandatory transition to the new diagnosis code set will be here before we know it (even if it is 20 years late).

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On a Scale of 1 to ICD-10, how Prepared are You?

Like yet another season of Survivor, ICD-10 is inevitable, and while the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) won’t drop you on a remote, hostile island when the ICD-10 switch happens, the new coding terrain may be just as unfamiliar, uncomfortable, and treacherous—unless you’re ready. Here’s how to win at ICD-10 (no shelter-building or fire-making required).

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End of Year Preparation

Like Rudolph with his nose so bright, let us guide your claims tonight. Here are our tips to help your practice prepare for 2015.

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Mastering the Metrics for an Exit

In this post, president and CEO of Flexeon Rehabilitation Joe LaPorta explains what private practice PT owners need to get in order when preparing to sell their practice.

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Revenue Metrics Every PT Private Practice Owner Should Know

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.

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