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HIPAA “Beefing-Up” Enforcement

Is your practice at risk? Are your HIPAA forms and procedures in compliance? Most physical therapy practices are falling short and don’t even know it. HIPAA regulations are serious and not just mere technical compliance anymore. Patient privacy and protecting health information is a hot topic today and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said they will strengthen […]

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You Should Be Scared About This…

The government is coming after you…even if you did nothing wrong. You never think about physical therapists as being a danger to society, or the country, but that’s the new campaign spearheaded by Medicare and the government. Physical therapists are the “flavor of the month” in the government’s pursuit for more monies in this never ending […]

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Top 3 Policies You Must Have for Your Practice

Do you need a big thick folder on your shelf…collecting dust (aka Policies and Procedures manual)? I remember when I started my first practice in 1997 and was struggling. In desperation I went to past instructors for help and they would give me their policy and procedure manual saying, “Put your name and address on […]

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