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Increase My Physical Therapy Prices, Really??

… better faster. Have several payment options, not just one. Give discount to those who qualify. If you accept assignment with medicare, make sure your cash rates are HIGHER than medicare rates (financial “hardship” patients exempted). Make a list of 5 Things you are grateful for right now–relating to therapy and private practice. This is an important step! Get your mind right first before taking any more steps. Your state of mind greatly influences the outcome of your …

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What’s Inside Your House?

… a burden. “Training staff is the closest you can get to cloning yourself.” -James Ko, PT/Founder 2) Not Training on the Proper Things Many practices do “meetings” but few do trainings properly. I’m not talking about in-services or treatment techniques. I’m talking about training that leads to a company culture of high performance–training that leads to more family and friend referrals. Meet all you want–you won’t increase your bottom line. 3) …

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You Should Be Scared About This…

…  Do not be a victim. Do not get caught up in this horrific game they are playing! Fraud cases usually start with small minor “mistakes” made by providers. Things such as… Not documenting correctly. Not being specific enough. Not noting rationales. Not having prior level of function defined. Not logging duration time of sessions. Clerical errors. Not documenting quantifiable progress, and more. “Merely having a prescription, doing an eval note, and establishing goals …

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How Do I Compete Against Hospital-Physician-Corp Monopoly Attempts?

It sucks when Goliath doesn’t play fair. In every industry, there will be bigger players trying to leverage their resources to gain an advantage–this is not new. So it is with our industry. Corporations, hospitals and physicians will try and steer patients to their therapy services, and rightfully so.  I acknowledge that there is an argument of ‘conflict of interest’ but that’s not the purpose of this blog post. I want to focus on… “How does a small …

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Physicians Are Saying (and you will be surprised) …

… 1) “If patients say good Things about you, I’m more likely to send.” We live in the age of likes, shares, and consumer reviews–Amazon, facebook, ebay, etc. Doctors are not immune to this. It seems the number one thing that will get doctors to refer to you this year is if patients are PRAISING you (or requesting you)!! So, my advice to you is… If you don’t have a brochure made for doctors that indicates the ailments you treat, and have ailments you treat …

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