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PracticeRight Course 2018 
Friday, August 17, 2018, 08:00am - 05:00pm

Speaking for American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies

BuildRight (agenda subject to change)

  • Business Plan Checklist
    • Determine your focus - what type of therapy will you provide; who will you treat (what population/community); what hours will you work; will you utilize e-Therapy/see patients online?
    • Determine your budget; where will start-up $ come from - loan, savings, money from day job?
    • Obtain tax/legal advice – what type of business entity?
    • Provide all forms and templates they will need
  • Space & Staff: The Foundation of Your Practice  
    • What you should look for when leasing an office - (location, size, accessibility to clients, safety); what about buying an office?
    • What you should know about leasing contracts and negotiating the best deal
    • What type of support staff will you need? Can you do it on your own?
    • Common staffing mistakes you should avoid
  • Malpractice Insurance: Terrible Tales about Tails:
    • State Regulations on Medical Malpractice Insurance
    • Know the Difference between Claims-Made, Occurrence, and Claims-Paid Coverage
  • Electronic Medical Records: Practical and Medical-Legal Aspects
    • The Pros and Cons of electronic records for psychiatry practices
    • HIPAA compliance in chart storage and handling
  • Business Insurance and Taxes: You’re in Business Now and What You Don’t Know WILL Hurt You 
    • Costly small business insurance mistakes to avoid
    • Using simple but effective accounting software
    • Accounting tips to make your practice thrive
    • What to look for in an accountant
  • Practice Operations: Practice Power Toolkit for Running Your Practice Virtually on Autopilot
    • Success Story 1: I Started a Thriving Practice in a New Town
    • Success Story 2: A Working Mother’s Approach to Eliminating Practice Hassles & Working on Her Own Terms
  • Managed Care: From Surviving the Thriving
    • The Do’s and Don’ts of getting on HMO panels
    • What to say and do to improve getting inpatient and outpatient authorization for services
    • How to write progress notes that do the job they are designed to do
    • Negotiating better reimbursement – yes it is possible!
  • Get Patients: Use Networking, Marketing, Branding to Rocket Your Practice
    • Public Relations with local media - press releases
    • Get on the radio. It’s cheaper than you think - TV interviews
    • Using print and direct mail ads effectively direct marketing - direct marketing - mail, email, cold-calling; market in writing – books, articles, newsletters, blogs; market in speech - speeches, teach courses; maintain website
    • Networking with colleagues who are your referral sources
    • Establish credibility – make formal announcement, use testimonials, obtain referrals
    • Develop and implement a marketing plan – create marketing strategy – use multiple approaches, establish budget, evaluate results
    • Establish marketing schedule and stick to it


  • Revenue Cycle Management: The Dos and Do Nots
    • How to build a strong fiancial policy in light of changing healthcare payments
    • This program will take you through the entire revenue cycle process from intiial patient contact to full adjudication of the claim
      • Understand how you should set up systems and policies to ensure you collect every dime for services rendered, based on proven policies and procedures from an industry expert
  • Get Paid: Collections Right and Wrong
    • Don’t work for free: Effective Collections that don’t alienate your patients


CLICK HERE for more information and registration.

Location Loyola University Water Tower Campus, Chicago, IL

Publishings & Audio Conference CDs

Medicare Enrollment: Get Up To Speed on Your Revalidation Requirements
Recorded September 20, 2011, David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth.  Know the critical revalidation rules required before March 23, 2013 to ensure you keep your billing privileges.
How to Survice the PECOS Ordering/Referring Rule
David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth. Time is running out. Find out what you must do to avoid disruptions in payments due to CMS's ordering/referring rule.
Physician Practices & Hospitalists: Opportunities for New Business, Plus How to Avoid Common Headaches & Bill Properly
David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth.
Bill High-Denial Physical Therapy Codes Correctly
David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth.
How to Bullet Proof Your E/M Documentation and Billing
David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth.
Learn How to Enroll Medicare Providers Online in PECOS
David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth.
Don't Let Medicare Stop Your Payments - Master PECOS Today
David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth.
How to Survive the PECOS Ordering/Referring Rule
David J. Zetter, presented by Part B News & DecisionHealth.

OnDemand Webinars

A Step-By-Step Guide to Using PECOS
David J. Zetter, presented by the MGMA. Are you frustrated with PECOS? Attend and learn how to make your life and your providers' lives much easier. Recorded October 19, 2010. Order the CD. Order the On-Demand Webinar.
Physician Practice Compliance Plans
David J. Zetter, presented by ComplianceOnline
HIPAA Compliance & Workforce Training for Medical Practices
David J. Zetter, presented by ComplianceOnline
OSHA Training & Compliance for Medical Practices
 David J. Zetter, presented by ComplianceOnline
Sexual Harassment Awareness & Prevention for Managers
David J. Zetter, presented by ComplianceOnline
Developing an Employee Handbook
David J. Zetter, presented by ComplianceOnline