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The benefits of Telehealth in a Physical Therapy Practice

Posted by Katie Hohman on April 19, 2018

Telehealth continues to gain headlines as providers, patients, and payers all look for more compelling and cost-efficient ways to deliver care. Truth be told, this increasingly well-known treatment choice is giving providers of all stripes the flexibility to cast a more extensive net and give services to patients seeking alternate ways to get to health services (e.g., the individuals who are homebound or who live in more rural, underserved areas). But, as with anything new, there are bound to be several growing pains.

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Topics: physical therapy, private practice, growing your practice, new patients, clinic owner, revenue, home exercises

Pros and Cons of being an all-cash physical therapy practice

Posted by Katie Hohman on April 12, 2018

Frustration with health insurers — specifically the reimbursement process and appealing claim disavowals — has driven numerous Physical Therapists to consider progressing their practices from insurance-based to all-cash. A portion of the benefits is the freedom to treat patients without insurance commands and have more opportunity to go through with patients amid each practice visit. In the meantime, there are likewise challenges to dealing with an all-cash practice that keeps it from being the one-size-fits-all solution for all healthcare professionals. We should investigate cash-based practices to check whether the progress is a solid match at all.

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Topics: growing your practice, new patients, on your own, insurance, new practice, referrals, being boss, clinic owner, revenue, billing

What the new Medicare changes mean for physical therapists in private practice

Posted by Katie Hohman on March 30, 2018

Of course the new medicare changes have some few effects on physical therapists in private practice, which i will begin to explain from the next line.

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Topics: growing your practice, insurance, physical therapy software, EMR, being boss, revenue, billing, networks, therapist

Pros and Cons of being an in-network provider with insurance companies

Posted by Katie Hohman on March 23, 2018

The choice of whether to become an in-network physical therapy provider for local payers is a basic one for healthcare organizations. What's more, such as anything, organizations must look into the pros and cons of obtaining and maintaining in-network provider status. Here is a portion of the key issues  health care organizations ought to deliberately weigh before making this choice.

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Topics: private practice, growing your practice, insurance, referrals, clinic owner, revenue, billing, networks

5 ways to lower your cancel and no-shows rates for patient appointments

Posted by Katie Hohman on March 16, 2018

It's so baffling when a patient cancels their appointment for physical therapy. Surprisingly more terrible, they may not appear at all and leave no warning sign. Patient no-shows and cancellations are big concerns since they cost your practice time and cash and cause re-booking issues. Helping push more patients to appear for their appointments takes constancy and accountability. I will show you 5 tips to reduce your patient no-show or cancellation rates. Before the finish of this article, you'll see how to get more patients to appear for their appointments.

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Topics: physical therapy, private practice, receptionist, referrals, revenue

4 Easy Ways To Significantly Increase Your Patient Volume

Posted by Katie Hohman on January 15, 2018

Putting more patients through the doors is nowadays something every clinic or medical facility is concerned with. If your physical or occupational therapy practice is not seeing an influx of new patients as of lately, you should definitely do something about it.

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Topics: growing your practice, new patients

The 5 Biggest Money-Drainers In Your Practice & How To Eliminate Them

Posted by Katie Hohman on January 05, 2018

A lot of physical therapy practices find it hard to keep on track with their financial business side. The truth is, cash flow is important aspect of any business. So, if you cannot see where your money is leaking, it may negatively affect your business during its growth.

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Topics: clinic owner

5 Quick Tricks For Happier Patients And More Referrals

Posted by Katie Hohman on December 28, 2017

Whether you are a physical therapy clinic or a specialized medical facility, you probably need more referrals and more patients coming through your door. In times when word is spreading the fastest, we all tend to share our experiences with our friends and family regarding services that we are satisfied with.

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Topics: growing your practice, new patients, clinic owner

A Simple Formula To Building Strong Employee Performance

Posted by Katie Hohman on December 14, 2017

In the past, business leaders believed that focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. However, with the right vision an clear objectives, they would achieve high employee performance and see the path to financial success, and live happily ever after.

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Topics: private practice, DPT, being boss, therapist

The 4-Step Plan To Getting More Patients To Your Clinic

Posted by Katie Hohman on December 05, 2017

Let's face it - there isn't a medical facility out there who doesn't want to get more patients. In times when the Internet lets us do pretty much anything regarding advertising, it can also let your medical clinic go viral online. However, everything is a matter of using the right resources, having the time and willing to shift your marketing strategy left and right every once and then.

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Topics: DPT, growing your practice, new patients, clinic owner

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