Will a Concierge or Subscription Model for Physical Therapy Work?

A Concierge or Subscription Physical Therapy Practice

The Concierge or Subscription model of physical therapy can definitely work. It depends on how you package it and what YOU want. There are a few things to take into consideration, the increased value for the patients, increasing your income and considering how this works ethically and legally. My 1 problem, or sticking point, with this model is…

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The Top 10 Things You Must Do to Get New Patients

10 Ways to get new patients

Here are a few common questions I am asked when coaching a business owner through marketing a Cash-Based PT Practice: Why aren’t people calling/emailing for an appointment? Why won’t “doctors” refer patients to me? Who Do I ask for new patients? There are lots of reasons people don’t contact you for an appointment. 1) They don’t understand

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Start Up. Step Up. Stand Out. The CashPT Lunch Hour w/ Paul Potter, PT

In this episode of the CashPT Lunch Hour I had the honor and privilege to interview Paul Potter. I first met Paul earlier this year at CSM 2015. He contacted me about meeting in person and being a guest on his podcast. Right off the bat, I knew Paul was genuinely interested in helping others. He…

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Is My Cash Practice a HIPAA Covered Entity?

confidential cash pay practice a HIPAA covered entity

I receive quite a few questions regarding compliance issues when discussing the cash based physical therapy practice model. These include; Medicare, HIPAA, patient privacy, documentation, direct access, multiple services etc. In general, it would seem like these issues should apply to a cash-based practice in the same manner as a traditional insurance-based practice, but the…

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Becoming a DPT Student & Starting a Cash-Based Practice

dpt student to cashpt practice

In this short video I describe where I worked before becoming a DPT Student, my business mentorship and the reactions people had when I told them I was starting a cash-based practice directly after graduation.

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Physical Therapy Student to Cash Based Practice Entrepreneur

This month on The CashPT Lunch Hour I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Kevin Prue PT, DPT, CSCS. Dr. Prue is the only other physical therapist I know, besides myself, who started a cash-based practice right after graduating with a physical therapy degree. We also have a few other things in common, we both live in…

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3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Medicare & Cash-Based Physical Therapy

Jarod Carter ebook Medicare Cash Based Physical Therapy

This is # 3 of a 3 part series on Medicare. Check out Part 1: Medicare: My Story & Part 2: Medicare Enrollment – PAR or NON-PAR? ———– I still remember the day a little over five years ago when my excitement turned into apprehension and fear. I had recently started my cash-based private practice and things…

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What’s In Your Web? A Myofascial Release Cash-Based Practice

In this episode of the CashPT Lunch Hour I had the pleasure to interview Phil Tavolacci MSPT. Phil is the owner of TAVO Total Health, a 100% cash-based multi-therapist physical therapy practice in Silver Spring, MD specializing in John Barnes’ Myofascial Release. Phil recently published his first book, What’s In Your Web?: Stories of Fascial…

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The IMPACT of ICD10 on Cash-Based Practice

icd10 cash based physical therapy

Happy ICD10 Day! I hope you have had a great summer, beginning of fall and are ready for ICD-10. I actually do not think ICD10 is going to have a huge impact on cash-based practices and we are lucky. Our payments will not be interrupted because of mistakes on the claims. We get paid when the patient…

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Take Action! Support the Medicare Patient Empowerment Act of 2015 (H.R. 1650 & S. 1849)

Medicare Direct Pay Cash Based Physical Therapy

Are you a physical therapist? Are you considering opening a physical therapy cash-based practice? Do you belong to the APTA? (If not, you should) Do you want ALL patients to be able to choose your practice when they need physical therapy? Do you want your mother to be able to choose, without limitation, the best…

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