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Recovering $80,000 by Optimizing Billing and Fees

Recovering $80,000 by Optimizing Billing and Fees with Tina Marie Schultz

In the latest episode of the Grow Your Practice podcast, hosted by Chad Madden, we were fortunate to hear from Tina Marie Schultz, an exemplary business manager who has significantly impacted the success of Thomas Physical Therapy. Her extensive knowledge in revamping business operations provides crucial insights for physical therapists aiming to enhance their practices simply by changing their billing processes. Below are some essential takeaways from her enlightening discussion:

Revamping Financial Health Through Strategic Billing

Tina Marie’s impact on the financial health of Thomas Physical Therapy is remarkable. Initially, she swiftly pinpointed gaps in the billing processes, unlocking $80,000 in just six months. Furthermore, her effective billing strategies included:

  • Optimizing Billing Structures: Adjusting billing structures to fully capture potential revenue.
  • Strategic Billing Adjustments: Implementing strategic adjustments during periods similar to industry norms, minimizing impacts on existing patients.

Proactive Marketing for Practice Growth

Additionally, Tina Marie highlighted the necessity of dynamic marketing to increase patient intake and fill schedules. Her strategies are both innovative and community-focused:

  • Community Engagement: Boosting visibility and reputation through active participation in community events and causes.
  • Targeted Educational Workshops: Offering workshops in places like churches and gyms to educate and attract new patients.

Enhancing Front Desk Operations

Recognizing the crucial role of the front desk, Tina Marie transformed its operations to improve customer interactions and first impressions:

  • Empowering Front Desk Staff: Investing in robust training and fair compensation for front desk personnel, enabling them to effectively represent the practice.
  • Systematic Process Implementation: Developing systems that enhance the performance of front desk staff, making them integral to the practice’s success.

Leadership and Efficient Process Implementation

Moreover, Tina Marie’s leadership and strategic implementations have proven key in multiple sectors. Her approach includes:

  • Process-Focused Leadership: Applying Six Sigma principles to streamline processes across the practice.
  • Investing in People: Ensuring all team members are well-trained, properly compensated, and aligned with the practice’s objectives.

Conclusion: Building a More Profitable and Sustainable Practice

Consequently, Tina Marie Schultz’s insights offer a blueprint for physical therapists to improve their practice management. By focusing on strategic billing practices, proactive marketing, empowering team members, and robust process implementation, practices can achieve enhanced profitability and sustainability.

On July 18, Dive Deeper into Effective Billing Strategies

Lastly, join us on July 18th for a session on overcoming common billing challenges and enhancing your practice’s financial health. This free event will offer deeper insights into effective billing strategies and other methods to boost practice efficiency. Click here to learn more and register for this free event.

Revenue Per Visit Virtual Summit aimed to help PT's improve on incentivizing staff, perform profits, and more.

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