United Health Care and the American Chiropractic Network

I received an inquiry from an individual by the name of
Melinda Halford, PT ([email protected]).
She owns a small outpatient PT/OT Rehab Center called Skyland Rehab in Asheville, NC and has been trying to become a credentialed provider with United Health Care (UHC).
She was advised that they are not accepting any new providers, which by itself…

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Effects of Physician-Owned Limited-Service Hospitals

Attached is a very interesting report published by Dr. Jean Mitchell, who is on faculty at Georgetown’s Public Policy Institute. This is the same Dr. Mitchell who published the ’97 study in Physical Therapy demonstrating that direct access episodes of physical therapy care were less expensive than referral episodes (frequently referred to as the "Mitchell study").
The…

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