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September 2019

Independent Contractor Physical Therapist

What can an independently contracted physical therapy provider do for your facility?

By | Blog, Contract Therapy

Maintaining proper staffing levels, and keeping them trained and up to date with practices, is one of the biggest challenges faced by many therapy services departments. This is especially true for smaller hospitals located in remote or rural areas, such as the many critical access hospitals across the United States. Finding therapists with the right qualifications and experience, not to mention the right approach to patient care, can help your facility meet its patient care goals and improve overall experience, but it can be difficult to know where to start. 

An independent contractor physical therapy provider is a solution that many hospitals turn to that offers some unique benefits from both an operational and patient care standpoint. To help you understand how contract physical therapy can work for you, read this overview of benefits. 

Benefits of contract physical therapy

Hospital therapy departments have unique, operationally specific needs that hospital leadership must meet in order to provide the care that patients deserve on a cost-effective basis. By contracting with an organization that is dedicated to therapy, you can gain the following benefits:  

  • Staffing support
  • Performance management
  • Compliance assistance
  • Proven workflow systems
  • Strategic development
  • Proprietary health information systems

With the help of the right contract therapy services department, you can gain access to hiring and recruiting networks that can get qualified and caring talent into your facility. Additionally, you can streamline your operations and increase revenue to make your therapy department into a net contributor.

Alliance can connect you with top therapists

At Alliance Physical Therapy Partners, we want to help take your hospital to the next level with contract therapy services that provide all of the above benefits and more. We bring decades of experience in the industry to the table and combine it with a passion for building highly personalized relationships to meet the needs of our individual partners. 

Learn more about how to receive an assessment of your therapy program and staffing needs by contacting us today. 

Physical Therapy Billing Services

Three benefits of physical therapy billing services

By | Blog, Physical Therapy Consulting Services

Running a successful physical therapy department should always be about keeping patients at the center of the care experience. Whether recovering from surgery or a serious injury, therapists play a key role in helping patients regain function and achieve long-term wellness. Providing this much-needed piece of care on an inpatient basis can help your facility improve overall patient satisfaction and reduce costly readmissions. 

As a hospital leader, you probably also understand the importance of operational efficiency in your therapy department. To make sure that the right level of patient care is delivered, billing and revenue must be managed successfully. However, billing practices and regulations are constantly changing in the modern health care environment. This is particularly true for physical therapy billing services, which has its own unique needs and properties. To help ensure correct reimbursement, many facilities enlist the support of a dedicated contract services organization with specialized knowledge in physical therapy billing. 

What are the specific benefits offered by physical therapy billing services?

Hospitals that work with a contract services partner can experience the following benefits for billing support: 

  1. Proven billing systems — Contract therapy services offering billing support typically have proprietary systems that are designed specifically for the needs of physical therapy departments to increase revenue. 
  2. Personalized support — Every facility and department has different needs, so the best contract therapy services will offer customized billing support. 
  3. Industry-specific knowledge — Physical therapy departments will have unique needs compared to other service lines, which can sometimes represent a challenge for hospital administration. Physical therapy billing services can be better provided by an organization with dedicated industry expertise. 

With the help of a dedicated partner, your hospital can see increased revenue and streamlined operations, allowing your staff to keep the focus where it belongs — on your patients. 

Physical therapy billing services with Alliance 

Alliance Physical Therapy Partners has more than 50 years of experience in the industry that we want to help put to work for you. From billing services to staffing support to integrating state-of-the-art EMR systems into your department, we can help you achieve your patient care and administrative goals. 

To learn more about what we can offer and how you can receive a comprehensive review of your current therapy program, contact us today. 

Physical Therapy Management

Physical therapy management — getting the help you need

By | Blog, Contract Therapy

For many hospital leaders, managing a physical therapy department can start to become a full-time job in itself. You entered the field looking to help people find the relief and return to functionality they deserve to get back to a healthy and active lifestyle. Even if you have a background in therapy administration, there’s a good chance you’re still finding many more challenges than you might have been prepared for. 

This is why so many successful hospital departments are turning to a partner to help them with physical therapy management. By working with a dedicated organization with extensive experience and operational knowledge on the administrative side, practitioners can focus their energy and expertise on helping patients and delivering exceptional care. 

If you’re wondering how to get the help you need with physical therapy management, we’ve prepared the following overview of the specific benefits a partner can offer. 

How can physical therapy department management help you? 

Facilities that enlist the services of the right management partner can enjoy the following benefits: 

  • Staffing support — Get access to top talent networks.
  • Electronic medical record software support — Achieve health information system integration with custom state-of-the art software.
  • Billing and compliance support — Get help navigating the complex world of payer reimbursements to increase revenue. 
  • Professional development — Keep your staff up to date with best practices in the physical therapy field. 
  • Physical therapy direct marketing support — Get your message out to the right audience. 

To gain the most benefits from your physical therapy management partner, you need an organization that you can build a productive relationship with and that can understand your needs on an individualized level. 

Alliance Physical Therapy Partners can help take your department to the next level

At Alliance, we help hospitals across the country by providing them the management support they need that allows them to help more patients find the relief they deserve. We believe that real relationships lie at the foundation of any successful partnership and realize that each hospital and therapy department has unique needs. 

To learn more about the services we offer, contact us today.