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The Importance of Purpose in Your Business and Life!

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free Many people, including small business owners, go through life without purpose. In other words, they are living, but they are not living the life they want and don’t have any passion for it. For small business owners in this…

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Get More People to Respond to Your Marketing and Sales Copy – Education

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free There are 4 steps to getting more people to respond to your marketing and sales copy. These 4 steps are all part of the Conversion Equation and they include the Interrupt, Engagement, Education, and the Offer. This is the…

Automate Your Complex Patient Care Plans

With Browser Pop-up Messages You Will Love! Physical Therapy Practices repeat the same list of tasks for each patient and are all of those steps getting done? How do you and your staff remember all of the steps to do for each patient, multiplied by hundreds of patients? If each patient generates 10 things to…

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Get More People to Respond to Your Marketing and Sales Copy – The Interrupt

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free Marketing and Sales is a lot like dating. You only have one chance to make a first impression, and that impression has to be great if you are going to succeed in getting the person looking at you (or…

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What We Say When We Talk to Our Patients About Pain

As physical therapists we know the scenario quite well. The new patient intake forms come across our desk right before an evaluation and the body chart is completely covered in “X” marks indicating areas of pain. There is no clear nerve root pattern, no dermal pattern, no pattern at all – just X’s spanning across…

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How To Create A More Engaging LinkedIn Profile To Attract Prospects

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free Building a good LinkedIn profile is extremely important. People first come to your profile to see what you are all about and how you could be of service to them. You should spend a good amount of time building…

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Welcome New Members to the bestPT Team in July

Five New members joined bestPT in July 2015. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT’s newest members! Jackie Hellinger and Kim Burke of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy, Austin, TX. Gwenn Lillie of Bounce Physical Therapy, Liverpool, NY. Ann Short and Adriana Muzquiz of Kid’S Creek, Suwanee, GA.

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Physical Therapists Now Use bestPT’s Scheduling Workflow to Manage Patient Relationships

bestPT’s software adds patient appointment quality control to help practice owners improve patient experience (PRWEB) MAY 12, 2015 bestPT simplifies scheduling and patient relationship management through the use of it’s revolutionary workflow management process. This system enables practice owners to keep track of their patient visits, along with all other relevant work, in a single…

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8 Steps to Creating a Customer Reactivation Campaign – Part 2

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free As I noted in my Part 1 video of 8 Steps to Creating a Customer Reactivation Campaign (you can view it here), having a strategy in place for getting old customers to come back and buy your products and…

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8 Steps to Creating a Customer Reactivation Campaign – Part 1

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free A key strategy to customer relationship management is knowing when to initiate a customer reactivation campaign to get your old customers to buy from you again. This strategy is a great way to generate revenue for your business because…

The Power of Feedback for the Growth of Your Business

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free Have you tapped into the power of feedback from your customers/clients? Are you open to what they have to say about you and your business, no matter if it is negative criticism or positive comments? If you have been…

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Reimbursement in Physical Therapy

On April 16, 2015 Congress passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). This act is intended to repeal the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, and is the final and permanent piece of legislation in a long line of annual temporary adjustments since 2003 that had prevented the SGR from activating…

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The Formula For Success Of Your Small Business

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free As a small business owner, you may wonder what is the formula for achieving greater success in your business. Well, the answer is quite simple, but you are going to have to double the rate of doing something you…

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Are You Ready for ICD-10? We Are!

  Is your Physical Therapy practice Ready for ICD-10? Our bestPT software was ready last year and our Team has made further refinements this year, including testing it thoroughly.  We do not expect the October 1, 2015 deadline to be pushed again like it was last year. We have prepared for it by adding over…

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Welcome New Members to the bestPT Team in June

Five New members joined bestPT in June 2015. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT’s newest members! Melissa Riddel and Kacey Heidemann of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy, Austin, TX. Megan Balkenbush of Bit-By-Bit, Fort Lauderdale, FL. C Taylor of Melwood Rehabilitation Center, Upper Marlboro, MD. Jennifer Bush of…

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Grow Your Practice With Task Checklists

How Do You Track Every Task in Your Physical Therapy Practice? Physical Therapy Practices repeat the same list of tasks for each patient and for other processes in the office as well. Are all of those tasks getting done? How do you assign tasks to various staff members? Post-it-Notes? How do you know if your…

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Is Your Practice Ready for ICD-10?

The notion that change is inevitable is contrived but true. If at any point health care ceases to change, then we should all be worried, because if there is no change, inevitably there is no growth. The other side of this coin is the notion that change itself produces worry and confusion. The climate of…

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Generate More Revenue for Your Business with Joint Ventures

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free You can utilize the power of internet to generate more revenue for yourself by just referring a product or service to someone else’s business.  This is known as affiliate marketing or joint ventures.  It is also a good way to promote…

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Revenue: Workflow Dictates the Money

How Do You Track Unpaid Insurance Claims in Your Physical Therapy Practice? Physical Therapy Practices rely on separate reports to keep track of Insurance Claims that are either paid, rejected or unprocessed. Are all of your claims being paid as they should be?  How do you detect if the insurance companies are deliberately underpaying your claims? Imagine never…

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A Positive Way to Prepare for Creating a Video

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free One of the secrets to making great videos for your audience that my business coach shared with me is by creating an ‘I am’ list. What do I mean? Well, let’s just say it is a tool for helping…

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Welcome New Members to the bestPT Team in May

Five New members joined bestPT in May 2015. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT’s newest members! Melanie Henderson of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy North Star, Round Rock, TX. Kayla Crosbie and Megan Van Winkle of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy, Austin, TX. Cristina Albistu of Bit-By-Bit, Fort Lauderdale,…

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Get Your Customers Buying More With This System!

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free You can get more transactions to your business to get customers to buy more and increase your revenue and profits. It will help you build your business for a higher rate of growth and keep competition at bay. The…

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How to Use LinkedIn Ads to Promote Your Practice

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free Using LinkedIn ads is a great way of boosting your business and letting a huge number of target audience know what you have to offer. This E learning module show practically step by step what you need to do…

Want to Bring in More Patients Using Facebook’s Ads Platform?

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free Whether you are new to Facebook’s Ads or someone who has struggled using it to bring in new customers, my upcoming webinar will provide strategies that will drive more traffic to your business and provide you with a greater…

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2015 Changes in PQRS Reporting Made Easier with EMR

Previously we discussed the changes in health care provision regarding the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). In this article I will present more in depth current information regarding the ever changing landscape of medicare reimbursement and how physical therapists fit into the picture. In January of this year, the US department of Health and Human…

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Welcome New Members to the bestPT Team in April

Six New members joined bestPT in April 2015. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT’s newest members! Brenda Cabrera and Iris Ceballos of Axiom PT & OT Plus, Tuckahoe, NY. Anna Chmiel and Candace Cross of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy North Star, Round Rock, TX. Natalie Leonard of…

Fortis & bestPT have partnered for your credit card processing needs.

With FORTIS you can accept credit card payments from your patients directly within your bestPT software patient file with the integrated Fortis credit card processing. Cards are swiped, stored or run for recurring auto payments Create patient profiles Low Group Discount Rates Email invoices and patients make payments at home Payments Auto-Post to the patient trans…

Put a Stop to Memory Management and Missed Visits For Good!

How Do You Keep Track of No Shows for Your Physical Therapy Practice? Physical Therapy Practices rely on separate reports and paper notes for following up on patient no shows. Who’s responsible to call the patient when they miss their appointment. Do they call right away or do they put it off? Who follows up…

Why Great Systems are Important for Your Business Success!

by Steve Messineo Owner YourBizSuccessCoach.com | Professional Lead Generator & Coach | Connect w/me for Free Great systems give your business the ability to expand and a great cash flow to fund your lifestyle. Having a great system in place will open up your time to continue to grow it more or pursue new opportunities.…

Falls, Exercise and Evidence in Physical Therapy

Does exercise really help reduce falls? As physical therapists, we educate our clients in the importance of exercise daily.  Of course, we know that exercise truly does reduce fall risk.  Some clients are eager to exercise, experiencing an increase in energy and improved confidence with their mobility and walking. However, others need some convincing to…

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Meaningful Use and PQRS

In 2012 the United States Department of Health and Human Services released final rules related to Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Health Information Technology (HIT). The rules require health care practitioners falling under the title of a physician to comply with federal laws, under the title Health Information Technology Act from Congress. The act made…

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Welcome New Members to the bestPT Team in March

13 New members joined bestPT in March 2015. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT’s newest members! Courtney Kuehn, Joni Scaparra, and Madeline Ragan of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy, Austin, TX. Jeremiah Jorgensen of Center For Spine & Sport Rehab, Lincoln, NE. Emily Stanley of On The Move…

Caring for the Complex Pelvic Patient Part III: Outcome and Reflection

In the third and final installment of this three part series: Caring for the complex patient, we will review the patient’s presentation and discuss the outcomes following treatment and how documentation using bestPT supported the treatment. The patient was a 34 year old female referred to physical therapy (PT) by her obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) for evaluation…

The Secret to Never Missing Patient Payments and Insurance Collections in Your Physical Therapy Practice

Maximize your Insurance Collections for Your Physical Therapy Practice! Most Physical Therapy Practices rely on separate reports and manual processes for follow up on patient payments and insurance claims. If you look at a report that lists hundreds of your outstanding insurance claims, how do you tell which claims need follow-up and more importantly, what…

Caring for the Complex Pelvic Patient Part II: Treatment techniques

In the second installment of this three part series: Caring for the complex patient, we will review the patient’s presentation and discuss the treatment techniques employed and how documentation using bestPT supported the treatment. The patient was a 34 year old female referred to physical therapy (PT) by her obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) for evaluation of pelvic…

Physical Therapy Billing Examples: 5 Little Mistakes That Cost A Physical Therapy Practice $634,837

5 Common Processing Mistakes You Can Check Right Now… PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE TO RETURN $634,837 UPON FAILING AN OIG AUDIT In August 2014, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report of the audit that had been conducted on an Illinois physical therapist. Their review sampled 100 random claims out of the 4,298 Medicare…

Caring for the complex pelvic patient with Physical Therapy

Physical therapists specializing in pelvic health are confronted with a myriad of pelvic floor diagnoses and impairments which may result in pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Pelvic floor weakness secondary to muscle fiber damage or connective tissue abnormality may account for this phenomenon. Extenuating circumstances, such as a vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC), add further…

Outcome Measurement Tools As Evidence

Outcome Measurement Tools as Evidence In a day of medicine in which physical therapists feel stressed by increasing demands for specified insurance guidelines, codes, and outcome measures, it serves a therapist well to have a great understanding of various outcome measurement tools.  Standardized outcome measurement tools are vital to a therapist’s ability to establish baseline…

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Powerful Physical Therapy Practice Management Software Tool Monitors Goals

Monitor Practice Health With This Powerful Physical Therapy Practice Management Software Tool And Stop Drowning In Piles Of Reports Most practices still rely on separate reports to understand where they are as a practice and a business. Generating a list of reports and then pouring over them to find the key information requires tremendous effort…

Three Key Compliance Skills for Physical Therapy Practice Management in a BestPT Training Webinar

Industry leaders unveil tested strategies to increase office compliance and save health care practices time and money in this short webinar.   BestPT’s new short webinar reveals three effective methods to increase compliance in the office, thus saving physical therapy practice managers time and money. The webinar is available online and can be watched or…

“Radar” Software Controls Physical Therapy Claims Flow

BESTPT Billing Radar, perhaps the BEST-KEPT secret in the medical billing industry? Are you anxious about insurance claims payment delays? Needless to say, lack of control over your physical therapy claims process also affects your practice cash flow negatively and robs you of any peace of mind. Ultimately, your business is doomed to die if…

Physical Therapy Documentation – Turning Attention to the Patient

Perhaps the most common thread across all physical therapists (PT) regardless of practice setting and specialty is that each of us became a PT with the intention of helping others. The process of deciding to become a physical therapist may have began at a young age (such is the case with myself at the tender…

Physical Therapy Reporting for Stage 1 Meaningful Use

Learn Reporting for Stage 1 for ONC Meaningful Use within the bestPT System. bestPT Billing Software is ONC certified for Meaningful Use. Both Stage 1 and Stage 2 certifications have been completed. Learn how to utilize the bestPT system to do your required reporting.

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Welcome New Members to the bestPT Team

9 New members joined bestPT in Feb. 2015. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT newest members! Nereyda Bueno of Arizona Physical Therapy, Tucson AZ. http://www.azptgo.com/ Brithny Dolcius and Crystal Alcantara of Advanced Physical Therapy And Sports Rehab Lynn MA, http://www.aptsr.com/ Jasmin Gerez of Axiom PT & OT…

CPT Codes For Physical Therapy 2012-2014 | Pop Quiz, February 2015

Pop Quiz: Which two CPT codes combined were more than 50% of all claims from 2012-2014? Answer: 97110 and 97140. In the BESTPT billing network, what CPT codes were used during 2012, 2013, and 2014? We saw some minor variations that can be attributed to Medicare regulation and reimbursement strategies. We saw more use of…

Prevent Physical Therapy Compliance Failure

Three Key Practice Compliance Skills in a Best PT Training Webinar. Practice Owners and Management Staff regularly have questions about how to maintain a compliant practice, including patient visit documentation. How can you keep up with changing regulations and multiple participants when you have a lack of knowledge and a lack of time? Watch this…

From Paper Charting to EMR | How to Avoid 5 Most Common Mistakes

From Paper Charting to EMR | How to Avoid 5 Most Common Mistakes As a physical therapist, I know the importance of documentation for clinical care and reimbursement.  I have performed medical documentation in paper charts, as well as several EMR systems.  I also had the great learning experience of working for a busy sub-acute…

Documenting excellence in care: Details matter

We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges – Tim Berners-Lee In the clinic we come upon challenges of all magnitudes on a daily basis. I have come to believe that our attitude about each challenge is generally a strong predictor of our outcomes, especially when we stretch slightly out…

Physical Therapy EMR | My Onboarding Experience

Physical Therapy EMR | My Onboarding Experience Dr. Amy Vant, DPT Physical therapist specializing in geriatric care with a clinical interest in neurologic conditions Hinsdale, IL In PT school, most of us never learned the importance of business savvy skills. When I was in school, I dreamed of treating unlimited patients, with unlimited amounts of…

Scheduling and the butterfly effect for higher clinic revenue | Amanda Olson, DPT

I have been a practicing physical therapist for seven years now. If I tack on three additional years for when I was in physical therapy school and rotating out on various clinical internships, than I have had ten years of experience documenting patient care in one realm or another. Within the seven years that I…

4 Steps to Keep Your Staff from Fighting – Free Webinar

You can improve your staff’s teamwork and their morale with the right “workflow.” The bestPT task management system controls the tasks that your staff needs to accomplish each day.  The time savings is awesome as your staff will know what to do rather than wasting time determining what needs to be done.

ICD-10 | 100 times more complicated – Free Webinar

Is your Physical Therapy Practice Ready for ICD-10?  Prepare your practice for the impending ICD-10 coding changes. 14,000 CPT and diagnosis codes will now become more than 65,000 codes. Learn what you will need to do in order to avoid a drop in your practice’s billing performance.

Growth | Tackling Task Management

Working It Out Can Shannon get worked up enough about inefficient task management to make a change? “One, two, three.” Shannon huffed and puffed her way through 20 repetitions on the bicep machine. “Ugh, I just don’t feel motivated today.” “What’s the matter, Shannon?” asked Ariana, Shannon’s friend. “The machines seem to be winning against…

Electronic Health Records: Rising to the needs of the complex patient

Depending on our individual area of expertise as a physical therapy provider, we may spend a great deal of time case managing complex patients. I specialize in pelvic floor dysfunction, treating both males and females with incontinence, chronic pelvic pain, bowel dysfunction, and post-cancer treatments. Similar to my colleagues in pediatrics, TMJ, and neuro rehab,…

I got so busy, my right hand didn’t know what my left hand was doing.

Have you ever been so busy that your right hand didn’t know what your left hand was doing?  It works for this cartoon, but I think this is talking more about a PT practice owner who can’t keep up with what his staff is doing.  If you used the bestPT billing software and a task…

Growth | Task Management

One of Those Days Will disorganized task management derail efficiency at Shannon’s practice? It was just going to be one of those days; it was only 10:15am and Shannon’s teeth were already on edge. She and Teresa seemed to be bumping into each other all morning and it was slowing everyone down. “Hey, Shannon, do…

Physical Therapy Cartoon: That guy in the red suit isn’t getting any lighter

Physical Therapy people don’t work on animals do they? Do Physical Therapy practitioners have a sense of humor?  Do physical therapists appreciate physical therapy cartoons?  Do physical therapy people like to laugh at themselves? Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you…

Adapt to physical therapy health care changes easily by streamlining paperwork, documentation and billing

“Because of our partnership with bestPT we are now able to focus more on patient care, more focus on growing our business, less focus on administration and billing and paperwork.” -Kathleen Pegues, MS, OTR/L Bit-By-Bit Therapeutic Riding Center Pompano Beach, Florida  and Davie, Florida My name is Kathleen Pegues I’m an occupational therapist and the…

Physical Therapy Documentation

Physical Therapists need good documentation. It needs to be complete and accurate. In a busy office, it can be difficult to document visits well, without spending your office hours, evenings and weekends with your notes, instead of spending more time with patients or doing something else. The correct documentation system can make all the difference…

Documentation | All Facets of Patient Care

Right at Your Fingertips Will Shannon be thrilled with the bestPT Travel Card ¦ or overwhelmed? “So did you finally get to see your friend, Ariana?” asked Teresa on Thursday morning. “Yes, I did, we’ve both been so busy for the last few months and it was great to have a chance to catch up,”…

PT Clinic Financials Broken? The Fix May Be Easier Than You Think…

Are you writing off 25% each year, working overtime, and just meeting expenses? If that sounds like a tough way to make a living, we would like you to meet Mike Walsh, PT and the BESTPT Center For Excellence. By David Steinberg, Senior Consultant, PTreferralMachine.com and Mike Walsh, PT, Practice Owner Let’s face it, most…

I have magic elves to make the toys

Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.

Onboarding: How we came to be a part of bestPT

Any healthcare provider can attest that the landscape of healthcare practice and reimbursement is rapidly changing. Medicare guidelines have become more and more demanding with less financial reward, and other insurance companies are following suit. G codes, PQRS reporting, and busy patient caseloads compound our need as clinicians to be efficient with our time. Not…

It’s a Stretch cartoon: Oh, that’s Captain Molloy.

It’s a Stretch cartoon:  Oh, that’s Captain Molloy. Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. Do PT’s appreciate It’s a Stretch or do they think It’s a Stretch is kinda stupid? Be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and…

Compliance | Investing in Documentation Software

The Java Blues Will a glowing review of bestPT amount to a hill of beans with Shannon? Shannon parked in the only available space in the bustling parking lot, grabbed her purse, got out of the car and practically ran to the front door of the coffee shop. With things so busy in her practice…

Yup, it’s definitely a case of frozen shoulder

Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.

Documentation | Keeping Notes Compliant

Cooking Up a New Plan Can Shannon make the commitment to find a better way to achieve fast and compliant patient notes? Shannon arrived home after a busy day to find Mike surrounded by their kids. She swung Sam up in her arms and gave him a firm hug. “How was your day, Mommy? asked…

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS TO THE BESTPT TEAM

8 New members joined bestPT in November 2014. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT‘s newest members! Amy Speece of Bodies In Balance, Two Harbors, MN. Catherine of ISU Physical Therapy, Terre Haute, IN. Tamara Thompson and Morgan Smith of Kalispell Rehab, Kalispell, MT. Toni Morris of Melwood…

It’s a Stretch: Will’s here to help work on your narrative

It’s a Stretch: Will’s here to help work on your narrative It’s a Stretch is our new physical therapy cartoon that everybody loves. Has your physical therapy SOAP notes become so complicated that you need a famous writer like William Shakespeare to write it? Do you see a need for less writing but still have…

Compliance | Reducing Documentation Time

A case of writer’s cramp   Is there a way for Shannon to spend less time on documentation and more time with her patients? Shannon sat at her desk shaking out her hand, which had cramped up after 10 minutes of concentrated writing. She knew how important it was to provide accurate documentation of patient…

Joey, I’m afraid you have a case of jumpers knee.

Have you heard of jumpers knee? It’s a Stretch is our Physical Therapy cartoon and this time it’s about jumpers knee. If jumpers knee is the problem, then how to you get a kangaroo to sit still and rest it?

Revenue | Getting Started with Billing Software

Prepare for Launch! Shannon and Teresa make final preparations to dive into their bestPT adventure together As Shannon sipped her coffee and checked her email, Teresa peeked her head into the doorway and asked, “Are you ready?” Shannon smiled and said, “I’m not sure, but let’s go ahead anyway.” Teresa dialed the phone number for…

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He’s worried about reimbursements

This Physical Therapy Cartoon depicts what Practice Owners worry about, payment for insurance claims. This guy is searching the mail man for any checks that he may have missed. Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section.…

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS TO THE BESTPT TEAM!

13 New members joined bestPT in October 2014. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT newest members! Elizabeth Hughes and Tenika Watkins of Bassett Physical Therapy, Stanleytown, VA. Nanette Wilde of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy North Star, Round Rock, TX. Crystal Braxton of Big Sky Pediatric Therapy, Austin,…

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS TO THE BESTPT TEAM!

14 New members joined bestPT in September 2014. Each new member benefits from and contributes to our network strength. Let’s welcome bestPT newest members! Steve Messineo of All Access Physical Therapy, Shrewsbury, MA. Tanya Legarda of Arizona Physical Therapy, Tucson AZ Soilimayli Rivera and Veronica Rosario of Axiom PT & OT Plus, Tuckahoe, NY. Katie…

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Revenue | Committing to a Software Solution

Much Ado About Data Can Shannon move past being overwhelmed by data and commit to bestPT? As she made her way into work on Monday, Shannon was preparing herself to take the next step in her bestPT journey. She knew that the software was going to help in innumerable ways, from records management, to tracking…

I said that you need lumbar support.

This Physical Therapy Cartoon depicts a misunderstanding between the therapist and the patient. Do misunderstandings really happen? I tend to think that they do. Have a laugh with It’s a Stretch,  our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues…

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REVENUE | AUTOMATING BILLING REPORTS

Where Should We Go Tonight? Can Shannon make the commitment to automate her billing reports and take control of the office finances? Shannon and Mike were having a familiar conversation: What should we do about dinner? They had both returned home from busy days at work, both were a little frazzled and hungry and “as…

PAYER DELAYS AND DENIALS

Eliminate Payer Delays and Denials with bestPT billing software. Insurance companies (the Payers) use payment delays and denials in order to keep money from Physical Therapists who worked hard for those payments.  The bestPT billing software has a built-in tool that will reveal these denials. It’s called the Billing Stats Report.  Ask your Practice Success…

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS TO THE BESTPT TEAM!

Welcome New Members to the bestPT Team! Ten New members joined bestPT in August 2014. Each of our new members benefit from and contributes to our network strength.  A billing problem solved for one practice will then be automatically applied to all of our clients. Let’s welcome bestPT newest members! Joanna Herrera of Axiom PT…

Revenue | Understanding Practice Cashflow

Show Me the Money Can Shannon stay on top of her practice’s revenue stream and help her patients to manage their health care costs without accurate and customizable reports? Shannon walked out of a treatment room whistling, feeling great about the session. Her patient, Ryan, had come a very long way since the car accident…

Let’s see how many sessions his insurance will cover.

Insurance reimbursement is always difficult, especially when the Insurance Companies want to constantly delay or deny the payments you deserve. Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.

Getting Started with Practice Management Software

Today’s the Day Should Shannon wait any longer before using bestPT practice management software? Shannon strode into her physical therapy practice with a purposeful smile. Her office manager looked at her dubiously. “Uh-oh,” Theresa said. “I know that look. You’re about to make changes.” “Change is good,” Shannon said. “Are we going to redecorate, the…

I pulled something, the Bull said to the Physical Therapist

This Physical Therapist is having her skills challenged by a Water Buffalo. Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly cartoon for physical therapists. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.

Improving Workflow in PT Practice

Wiping the Slate Clean What combination of automation and human efforts will improve workflow in Shannon’s practice? Shannon made a point of leaving work a little early and picking up the kids from school right on time. Amazingly enough, there were no after-school activities on their calendar, and by the time Mike got in from…

The Best Dang Physical Therapy

The Best Dang Physical Therapy practice got that way using the bestptbilling.com Practice Management Software. The Best Dang Physical Therapy looks like they do a good job on Cowboys and their saddle sores! Does physical therapy actually help with saddle sores? LOL! Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And…

Getting On Top of PT Workflow

Time to Grow Up, Not Just Grow Could empowering her staff help Shannon get on top of workflow in her physical therapy practice? Shannon was still upset when she got to work. She and her husband didn’t quarrel often, and this time they’d fought in front of the kids. “At least I’m on time,” she…

I’m going to need to clear my schedule, said the Physical Therapist

This Physical Therapist just realized untangling an Octopus’s tied up legs is going to take a while. Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly cartoon for physical therapists. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.

Physical Therapy Software Enables Scalability

Lesson 1 Does Shannon really have the basics she needs to run her physical therapy practice well? Morning was always a rushed time at Mike and Shannon’s, but they were having an unusually tough morning. Their youngest child had mysteriously lost both shoelaces, the two oldest had been bickering since they got up, there was…

The pain’s mostly just in my knees. Physical Therapy for Bugs?

Is Physical Therapy for bugs on your list of things to do? Would you do physical therapy on a giant bug with that many knees? Not me, but it’s a funny concept though. Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think…

Is Your Practice Ready for a Medicare Audit? – Part 8

In this eighth in our series of Blogs asking the question, “Is your practice ready for a Medicare audit?” We discuss Discharge Notes. Though sometimes overlooked or hurried by clinicians, the Discharge Note is an important part of the overall documentation package. A thoughtfully prepared note can indicate to an auditor that the practice owner…

Well, it’s definitely a pinched nerve

Is this Physical Therapy for the Fisherman or for the Crab? Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.

Let me guess, right foot red.

Our Physical Therapy cartoon is becoming very popular. Have you ever needed Physical Therapy after playing the floor game called Twister? Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.

Understanding Through Images and Animations

Plugging In Will Shannon find her patient education solution in the cloud? “Aren’t we the modern family!” Mike laughed, looking around the room. His wife was at her laptop and he was at his, their youngest daughter was playing a game on a tablet, and the other kids were texting friends on their phones. The…

Wrenched m’elbow again

Here’s another Physical Therapy cartoon for your amusement!   Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.  

Physical Therapy Software Patient Education Promotes Compliance

A Handshake Will collaboration lead to improvement, or should Shannon take a more aggressive path? Teresa and Tana looked up when Shannon arrived the next day — and then exchanged looks. Shannon felt her muscles tense, but then decided that she wasn’t going to get defensive. They were all on the same side, and they…

Working the core

Here’s a Physical Therapy Cartoon that’s kinda silly! If you work the core, will that keep it from becoming a rotten apple or keep it from going back to an apple shape? I’m just sayin’. Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what…

Physical Therapy Complex Documentation Made Easier – Part 2

  The Problem – Within sections of a physical therapy note there are often many types of information that may need to be entered. Previously, navigating these has been slow and clumsy. The Solution – Use thoughtful design to display subsection navigation and develop a search tool that allows the therapist to filter to options to…

Physical Therapy Software Easy Patient Education

Show Time Does Shannon need to show her patients more information so they’ll adhere to their treatment programs? “Shannon? The sitter’s here!” Shannon grabbed her purse and gave her hair a last touch. Her husband was dressed and ready, the kids were already engrossed in a game with the sitter, and she was looking forward…

Okay, how would you categorize your shoulder pain? Mild, serious or mythical, eternal curse of the gods?

Shoulder Pain this bad is epic! Have you ever had shoulder pain that feels this bad? Have a laugh with “It’s a Stretch,” our weekly physical therapy cartoon. And be sure to let us know what you think in the Comments section. Share it with friends, colleagues and co-workers.