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« on: December 09, 2010, 04:52:22 PM »

Please I need your help.

1. I have a PT who is opening his own Therapy Clinic and needs my help in putting together an opening package together for patients. what can or can't be in the opening package for admission?

2. Does anyone know how to be contracted with companys for Workers Compensations in order to provide therapy services for the employess? How does this work, I heard about bidding for the contracts. all help will be very appreciated. Thanks.

this is in Michigan

thanks you all



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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2010, 11:32:50 AM »
I'm not sure what you mean by 'opening package'.  Do you mean for a new patient who is starting treatment? 

For Workers' comp you should contact the state comp board to find out if they need to get credentialed, or how the state of Michigan handles workers' comp.  Some states the provider doesn't need to do anything, others they need to fill out an app, and others must be in a network of chosen providers that they have to request entry into thru the carrier.  It varies by state.

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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2010, 01:46:12 PM »
Don't forget to go directly to the Orthopedists and W/C clinics who do the referrals.  A P.T. will never be the primary treater on a W/C case and needs to get established with the primary treaters to get the referrals. 

In California the primary can send patients where they want to as long as it's authorized.  The Secondary treater doesn't have to be in the MPN (Provider network) for the insurance company.

It is an excellent idea to contact the insurance companies to see about getting on a "preferred" list, but ultimately the primary doctors will send patients to the places that get the best results!  We have many P.T.'s in our town and we refer to only 2 because they have gotten the best results for our patients.