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 is one of those people who has been in “the game” (the physical therapy one) for a long time and…

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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 details might surprise you. There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding floating around, especially regarding HIPAA and putting it’s…

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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 North Carolina and both graduated from Duke University. Kevin Prue PT, DPT, CSCS is the president and director of Prue…

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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 were going very well. Every call from a prospective new patient was so exciting until I got my first call…

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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 Freedom. I first met Phil about 5 or 6 years ago at a John Barnes Myofascial Release seminar and have…

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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 is seen in our office, not because we filled out the claim forms correctly, to the T. It is important…

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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 physical therapist for her when she needs one? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, it’s time…

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Work On Your Practice Not Just IN Your Practice w/ Jamey Schrier PT, DPT

Wow! I just had amazing interview with Jamey Schrier PT, DPT. Jamey just dropped a huge knowledge bomb that every physical therapy private practice owner needs to hear. Jamey is a physical therapist and private practice owner, who radically changed the way he looked at his goals, business, work obligations and time after his practice burned to the ground

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