Insurance

How Much Does It Cost?

Taking care of our current clientele and helping new clientele with their physical therapy needs is my core responsibility in my position at SPARK.  Not only do I want them to receive “all-the-way” well care specialized to their specific needs and get them back to the activity level that they are used to but I … Read More

You Get What You Pay For…

Over the past two months working as SPARK Physiotherapy’s Office Administrator, I’ve realized that outside of calls to schedule appointments, our most prevalent call is from potential patients inquiring about whether we accept insurance.  When I explain that we are an Out-of-Network, Cash-Based service provider but that we do submit insurance claims on our patients’ behalf to … Read More

Oh, You Have Insurance…. Great, Right?

As Office Administrator for SPARK, I get the Insurance question a LOT.  After listening in on a conversation between Dr. Joseph P. Caruso from Caruso Physical Therapy and Nutrition, LLC out of Allentown, NJ and Dr. Carlos Berio on the barriers of running of a cash-based clinic, I wanted to share my thoughts on the subject. … Read More

Your Insurance Won’t Let You Have the Treatment you NEED

Physical therapists have tons of different tools in our tool bag. If each of us practiced solely with the goal of using these tools to get people all-the-way-well, the public would likely have a much better understanding about how a PT can improve their quality of life. What’s the problem then? Why aren’t we all treating people with highly researched … Read More

Getting in the Driver’s Seat of Your Own Health: Who Should Ride Shotgun and Who You Should Kick to the Curb

YOU need to be looking out for number one. Integrity in the sales and education of the public in health, preventative medicine and pain is becoming completely extinct. There are a few brave souls out there still trying to fight the good fight. The few of us will never have as loud a voice as the people pushing the … Read More

PT Mills: Why Physical Therapy Doesn’t Work Anymore

What is wrong with the state of Physical Therapy (PT) as a practice? Physical therapy (PT) as a discipline has been changing. In the past, a client could be evaluated and treated by a licensed PT with great confidence that everything that needed to be done to achieve pain free movement was going to happen. … Read More