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by The Fusion Team, on Feb 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

How Insurance Coding Impacts Your Practice’s Profitability Types of Codes and What They’re Used For Most Prevalent Codes Frequent Mistakes Best Practices for Getting Reimbursed Insurance coding can be confusing, …

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by The Fusion Team, on Feb 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Insurance reimbursements are key to cash flow and clinic profitability. Many independent clinic owners and therapists are leaving money on the table because they aren’t getting reimbursed properly. Or they’re …

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by The Fusion Team, on Feb 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Getting insurance claims accepted quickly can be challenging for speech therapy clinic owners. Medical billing is complex, and therapists aren’t spending their time researching the intricacies of billing — they …

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by The Fusion Team, on Feb 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Running a speech therapy clinic is both art and science. You must put patients at ease, motivate them to participate actively in their treatment, and ensure that staff are empowered …

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by The Fusion Team, on Feb 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Medical billing codes can quickly become confusing — there are lots of codes to choose from, and many are quite similar. But having a thorough knowledge of procedure codes will help …

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by The Fusion Team, on Jan 24, 2020 1:02:56 PM

Reporting metrics might not make the world go round, but they can help you track where you’re going based on where you’ve been. Having a good grasp of a few …

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by The Fusion Team, on Dec 10, 2019 3:37:01 PM

In any business, it is important to keep operations up to date and encourage employees to strengthen their skills. For pediatric occupational therapy practices, there are several steps that can …

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Topics:Occupational TherapyResources

by Jill Shook, on Aug 6, 2019 9:03:07 AM

We write them every day, but many of us still have questions about how to correctly write a SOAP note. How do you write notes that are simple and also …

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Topics:DocumentationSpeech Therapy

by Jill Shook, on Jul 29, 2019 8:57:14 AM

Many people have heard about HIPAA and know that it’s important to be HIPAA-Compliant, but a lot of people aren’t entirely sure what that means. If you’re in this situation, …

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Topics:Speech TherapyEMRs & Therapy SoftwareAdministration

by Jill Shook, on Jul 15, 2019 8:33:12 AM

If you read Part 1 of our Speech Therapy Insurance Billing Toolkit, then you know the basics of insurance billing vocabulary, credentialing, and verifying. Now you’re ready to learn what …

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Topics:Speech TherapyBilling

by Jill Shook, on Jul 15, 2019 8:32:58 AM

Insurance billing seems simple at first: provide speech therapy, write up a bill, send it to the insurance company, then get paid. In reality, the process can be a lot …

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Topics:Speech TherapyBilling

by The Fusion Team, on Jul 8, 2019 8:53:48 AM

Your revenue cycle is what keeps the lights on at your pediatric therapy clinic. You provide care, submit claims, and get paid. It’s a bit more complex than that, but …

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Topics:Billing

by The Fusion Team, on Jul 1, 2019 9:42:33 AM

A pediatric therapy clinic needs a healthy cash flow in order to be sustainable. The revenue cycle affects nearly every area of a practice, from employee payroll to quality of …

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Topics:Billing

by The Fusion Team, on Jun 24, 2019 10:32:22 AM

If you’re a private pediatric therapy clinic owner, you started your practice because you love helping and healing. Seeing a child’s life improve because of the work you do is …

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Topics:Billing

by The Fusion Team, on Jun 17, 2019 9:27:04 AM

The claims process can be a constant source of frustration for pediatric therapy clinics. If a claim is delayed or denied, the clinic won’t get paid in a timely manner …

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Topics:Billing

by The Fusion Team, on Mar 27, 2019 6:00:00 AM

In our last blog post, we talked about all of the wonderful benefits of offering a patient portal. Today, we wanted to give you some practical tips and resources to …

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Topics:EMRs & Therapy Software

by The Fusion Team, on Mar 27, 2019 5:55:00 AM

Here at Fusion, we recently added a robust Patient Portal feature to our clinic management software suite. It's a powerful tool that can make a big impact at pediatric therapy …

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by Roy Harmon, on Sep 24, 2018 3:29:57 PM

The success of your home exercise program can have a huge impact on the effectiveness of your therapy. And when it comes to pediatric therapy, one of the most important …

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by Roy Harmon, on Sep 19, 2018 3:17:27 PM

Pediatric therapy clinics have unique needs when it comes to practice management software. For one thing, you've got to be ready to deal with scheduling around school and extracurricular activities …

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Topics:EMRs & Therapy Software

by Roy Harmon, on Sep 11, 2018 3:03:05 PM

After growing 733% over the last three years, Fusion Web Clinic made the Inc. 5000. The Inc. 5000 recognizes the fastest growing private companies in the US. (And, not to …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 17, 2018 4:02:00 PM

School is starting back, and that means that many therapists will find their schedules filling up easily in the afternoons. Unfortunately, filling up the mid-morning and early afternoon blocks of …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 15, 2018 4:48:00 PM

Last Updated: August 15, 2018 The American Occupational Therapy Association’s National Backpack Awareness Day is all about reminding parents, students, and therapists to ensure that backpacks are being packed and …

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Topics:Occupational Therapy

by Roy Harmon, on Aug 15, 2018 3:41:04 PM

Whether you work in occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology or any other discipline, good patient relationship management (PRM) is key to ensure loyalty, satisfaction, and repeat visits from your …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 9, 2018 2:29:59 PM

If you're planning on starting a pediatric therapy practice, you've probably already started thinking about how you're going to get new clients. Generating referrals is one of the most effective …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 6, 2018 4:08:09 PM

Have you ever considered starting a pediatric therapy clinic? New developments in technology have made starting a clinic more practical, so we're seeing more pediatric therapy professionals than ever starting …

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by Kyle Neipp, on Aug 2, 2018 2:09:58 PM

This year marks the 10th anniversary of our company. We've learned a lot about how our customers use Fusion, including what they love and improvements they'd like to see. We …

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by Roy Harmon, on Aug 1, 2018 3:29:17 PM

Listening to podcasts can be a great way to stay informed, get inspired, or learn something new. There are a lot of great podcasts out there for occupational therapists, physical …

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by Sarah Higgs, on Jul 30, 2018 5:04:00 PM

Last Updated: 7/30/18 The best pediatric specialists work constantly to learn new things and collect new ideas that can help them help kiddos. Whether you’re a pediatric occupational therapist looking for …

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Topics:Occupational TherapyPhysical TherapySpeech Therapy

by Roy Harmon, on Jul 25, 2018 12:06:34 PM

So you’ve started a pediatric therapy practice, and you have a few loyal customers. Or maybe you've been around for a while, but you're ready to grow. Either way, the …

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by Roy Harmon, on Jul 19, 2018 11:59:33 AM

As a pediatric speech therapist, you know that defensible documentation (i.e., clear and detailed notes) is an essential part of demonstrating your skilled service and getting paid. Whether you use …

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Topics:Documentation