How Does a Cash PT Practice Work?

Shot of a young asian man warming up for a jog along the Hong Kong skyline
To stretch or not to stretch: The role of stretching in injury prevention
November 20, 2017
Baltimore Ravens Training Camp August 22, 2009
Core Strength: A New Model for Injury Prediction and Prevention
December 4, 2017
Show all
A male therapist or doctor, starting to perfom the anterior drawer test. A test in 90° of knee flexion for the objectivation of stability of anterior cruciate ligament. In this position stability of the posterior capsle can hide a rupture of the ACL.

Cash Based Physical Therapy Practice

As third party payer rates continue to fluctuate, more and more clinicians are choosing to move their practice to a cash based model.  Choosing to accept cash for physical therapy services is a challenging yet exciting option for many therapists, but how exactly does it work? How successful is this model and what are the common pitfalls one can expect?  Join us this week as we talk about this reimbursement model and the effects it has on both the clinician and the patient!




This weeks article is a bit different:

Help us fully explore this model by submitting a comment below! If you have experience with cash based PT, please share your experience with us.  Likewise, if you are interested in learning more, submit specific questions below to have your questions answered by clinicians who have experience with it.

If you currently practice in a cash based model, we want to know more! Let us know:

  1.  Where do you practice?
  2.  Who is your target patient market?
  3.  How many visits do you spend on average with your patients?
  4.  What are your biggest barriers?


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *