Fighting the Proposed Orthotics and Prosthetics Provider Requirements

Amassing a slew of professional healthcare certifications and designations—the “alphabet soup” of letters—after your name means putting in a lot of hard work. And I think I speak for many PTs and OTs when I say that earning these credentials not only puts us in a special league, but also demonstrates a commitment to ourselves and our profession…

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Long Live Quality Data Analysis

By now, you know that CMS has officially discontinued PQRS for 2017—and, because PTs, OTs, and SLPs aren’t eligible to participate in MIPS (PQRS’s more comprehensive replacement program) until 2019, rehab therapists aren’t required to complete this type of quality data reporting for at least the next two years. For many providers, this has been cause…

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What to Do About the New PT and OT Eval Codes

For the last decade or so, healthcare providers—including rehab therapists—have faced a seemingly endless supply of new rules, regulations, and requirements. And many of these initiatives (including PQRS, FLR, and ICD-10) have directly—and negatively—impacted our payments and/or our time, both of which can have serious ramifications for our bottom lines. With that in mind…

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The Power of Problem-Solving

Problem-solving is the root of all entrepreneurship.
This month, I’m writing about a topic inspired by recent discussions with my company’s fantastic Product team—specifically, about the new way they’re organizing, prioritizing, shaping, and problem-solving the features WebPT’s amazing Development team will build to better serve our growing customer base.

As a result of…

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Seeking Conscious Leaders: The Difference Between Confidence and Competence

As part of my quest to cultivate more conscious leadership and awareness in myself and at my company, I’ve started being more present, paying attention to my strengths and weaknesses, noticing the effects my actions have on others, intentionally responding to organizational changes, and finding other conscious leaders to join our team or accept additional responsibilities within it.

Today…

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The Importance of Being Present

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

A few years ago, my company, WebPT, formed PropelHer, a group focused on empowering women in business, leadership, and life—and it’s been wildly successful. Each month…

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