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With more than 62,600 members and 8,700 clinics, WebPT is the leading EMR for physical therapists (PTs), occupational therapists (OTs), and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) on the market. Offering a simple, affordable solution, WebPT makes it easy for therapists to transition from paper and outdated software to a user-friendly, cloud-based system. With WebPT, therapists, directors, and front office staff all have access to their patients’ medical records anywhere, anytime, from any web-enabled device. Based in downtown Phoenix, WebPT has a 99.9 percent uptime rate as well as a 99.5 percent customer retention rate. Learn more at WebPT.com.

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What’s Driving Rehab Therapy Today? What’s Driving Rehab Therapy Today?...

No doubt the rehab therapy industry has shifted dramatically over the last few years. Healthcare reform, advancements in technology, and data-driven patient care have coalesced to change the landscape of our profession significantly. [Read More...]

9 Things PTs Should Know About Payment Bundles 9 Things PTs Should Know About Payment Bundles...

Are bundled payments the new wave of the future? If the move to a value-based healthcare system is any indication, then the answer is a resounding “yes.” That’s because, under this budding payment model, hospital and post-acute care [Read More...]

Preparing for the New CPT Codes (with Complexity Criteria Examples) Preparing for the New CPT Codes (with Complexity Criteria...

With great power comes great responsibility. You’ve undoubtedly heard this phrase many times in the past, and there’s no better time than the present to take that wisdom to heart. After all, the new CPT codes for therapy evaluations and [Read More...]

Here's the Scoop on the New CPT Codes Here’s the Scoop on the New CPT Codes...

As we flip our calendars to December, healthcare practitioners have plenty of things to keep tabs on—and that includes the rollout of new CPT codes in the USA for therapy evaluations and re-evaluations on January 1, 2017. That’s right: on [Read More...]

Looking Ahead to the Future of PT: Highlights from Ascend 2016 Looking Ahead to the Future of PT: Highlights from Ascend 2016...

During this year’s Ascend conference, the topic of payment reform—and healthcare reform in general—permeated nearly every presentation and discussion. After all, it’s completely redefining health care as we know it—and PTs, like their [Read More...]

Demystifying Direct Access: How to Treat Medicare Patients Without Referrals Demystifying Direct Access: How to Treat Medicare Patients...

In the PT world, there’s nothing straightforward about direct access law. After all, the rules vary from state to state—and even from payer to payer. But that doesn’t mean we should all throw our hands up into the air and refuse to accept [Read More...]

Ditch Dependence on Docs: Why You Don’t Need Physician Referrals to Get More Patients Ditch Dependence on Docs: Why You Don’t Need Physician Referrals...

For a long time, getting more patients meant you had to get more physician referrals. That’s why, historically, PTs in the USA have put nearly all of their eggs in the referral basket—because it was the only basket we had. We relied almost [Read More...]

10 Simple Rules for PT Billing 10 Simple Rules for PT Billing...

As a practicing physical therapist, you have a lot going on—everything from treating patients and tracking outcomes data to running a profitable business and collecting payment for your services. So, it’s no wonder you have less time than [Read More...]

5 Ways PTs Can Beat Payers at Their Own Game 5 Ways PTs Can Beat Payers at Their Own Game...

When it comes to billing, even the smallest mistakes can cost a practice—big time. And when I say “big time,” I mean it. Because as this Healthcare Business & Technology article explains, “It’s estimated that providers leave $125 [Read More...]

Webinar: PT billing secrets - 5 things payers don’t want you to know Webinar: PT billing secrets – 5 things payers don’t want...

In an effort to bolster their bottom lines, insurance companies sometimes use the vastly complex reimbursement rules and regulations to their advantage. But you don’t have to be on the losing side of that game—especially if you know your [Read More...]

Register today for WebPT's Ascend 2016, The Ultimate Rehab Therapy Business Summit Register today for WebPT’s Ascend 2016, The Ultimate Rehab...

WebPT, the leading EMR for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists, has opened registration for Ascend 2016, the third-annual, two-day summit focused on business best practices for physical therapists [Read More...]

Why Tracking Outcomes is the Answer to the Value Question Why Tracking Outcomes is the Answer to the Value Question...

Proving your value as a therapist might feel like an uphill battle. Because regardless of how much your patients improve—or how many healthcare dollars you save—your payments won’t necessarily change to reflect the value you provide. If [Read More...]

Avoid These 5 Performance Management Mistakes Avoid These 5 Performance Management Mistakes...

Managing employee performance isn’t exactly a walk in the park. In fact, most managers dread giving—and preparing for—employee reviews, especially if they have to deliver negative feedback. So, what do you do when giving feedback feels [Read More...]

What’s New for PQRS 2016 What’s New for PQRS 2016...

Does PQRS apply to you? If you’re a physical therapist providing services paid under—or based on—the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, you’re subject to PQRS regulations. However, these regulations aren’t static; they change from year to [Read More...]

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Things PTs, OTs, and SLPs Need to Know About PQRS 2016 The Dirty Dozen: 12 Things PTs, OTs, and SLPs Need to Know About...

It’s that time of year again—no, I’m not talking about the proliferation of premature snowflake decorations and holiday-themed retail store soundtracks. Instead, I’m referring to Medicare’s annual gift of regulatory changes and updates, [Read More...]

Let’s Talk Turkey: What ICD-10 Looks Like Today Let’s Talk Turkey: What ICD-10 Looks Like Today...

The end of October typically marks the beginning of the holiday season—a time of family fun for some and stress for others. But, the eager anticipation of eating turkey (or tofurkey) isn’t the only thing on the minds of busy therapists [Read More...]

Last-Minute ICD-10 Need-to-Knows Last-Minute ICD-10 Need-to-Knows...

Ready or not, here ICD-10 comes. We’ve landed at the very end of our transition timeline, and the next few days undoubtedly will have a huge impact on healthcare providers across the US. If you haven’t prepared, then hold onto your [Read More...]