The Top 10 Most-read Blog Posts of 2016

2016 was an eventful year, to say the least. For starters, we’ve made plenty of updates to our fully-integrated EMR software. Some were prompted by the ever-changing rehabilitation healthcare industry, while others were made to enhance its usability for our end users. 2016 was also the year that we kicked off our company blog. As such, we’ve used it to record many of these changes. In this article, we’ll be sharing our top 10 most-read blog posts of 2016:

 

  1. 10 Features Your Physiotherapy Client Profiles Needs to Have

 

Client profiles are the beating heart of any EMR software. They make it possible to record a patient’s medical history, as well as submit claims on their behalf. This article examines 10 of the must-have features of these client profiles.

 

Click here to read about these features.

 

  1. 7 Tips for Marketing your SLP Practice

 

Practice Perfect offers users more than the standard billing, scheduling and documentation functions. We also provide clinics with a number of integrated features designed to help them market their clinic. These tactics, and more, are discussed in the following article.

 

Click here to read our tips.

 

  1. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Introduce the Final Rule for 2017

 

Despite being posted mere weeks before the end of the year, this article was one of the most-read pieces of the year. 2017 ushered in a number of new changes affecting healthcare practitioners in the US. This article details some of them.

 

Click here to learn about the CMS’s latest changes.

 

  1. Update: Mandatory Software Update for Ontario Clinics that Submit to HCAI

 

Our Ontario clinics were affected by some pretty significant changes to HCAI in Spring 2016. These changes prompted a new update to our software. This article describes what these changes entail, and why they’re mandatory.

 

Click here to read about the latest HCAI update.

 

  1. Do SLPs Have a Re-evaluation Code?

 

This article is geared towards American SLPs–many of whom weren’t aware that they have a re-evaluation code specifically for them. This article goes on to share this unique code, and explain the situations where it’s used.

 

Click here to read about the special re-evaluation code for SLPs.

 

  1. When is the Right Time to Bill for a Re-evaluation?

 

Since we’re on the subject of re-evaluations, it’s only natural that the next article on our top 10 list connects with it. This one, however, does not just deal with SLPs, but re-evaluations in general.

 

Click here to read about the right time to bill for a re-evaluation.

 

 

  1. How to Organize Your Physiotherapy Medical Records

 

Organizing your medical records is a challenge for even the most veteran physiotherapists. You can imagine how much more difficult this can be when these medical records are printed on paper. In this article, we share some tips for how they can be organized more efficiently.

 

Click here to read all about it.

 

  1. How to Bill Medicare for a Wheelchair Evaluation (CPT 97542)

 

Medicare has created a CPT code specifically for wheelchair evaluations. But many PTs and OTs were not aware of this and have just been billing for regular evaluations instead. This article discusses the unique wheelchair evaluation code, as well as explaining how it can be used.

 

Click here to read up on wheelchair evaluations.

 

  1. 6 Must-have EMR Tools for the Modern Speech Language Pathologist

 

At Practice Perfect, our software is used by a number of different disciplines. However, one of the disciplines that we’re seeing experience the most growth is speech language pathology (SLP) clinics. This article talks about why modern SLPs are using EMR software like Practice Perfect to run their practice.

 

Click here to read about these tools in detail.

 

  1. Is it Possible to Double-Book Medicare Patients?

 

And last, but certainly not least, the most-read article of 2016 deals with double-booking Medicare patients. The more patients a clinic is capable of seeing, the more money they can bring in. One of the most effective way to treat more patients is double-booking them. This article demonstrates how to do that.

 

Click here to read about how to double-book Medicare patients.

 

Well, that’s 2016 in a nutshell. Stay tuned for more content like this throughout 2017. Until next time.