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This episode was a blast and is actually a recorded interview from “The Duck Legs Podcast” in which the Hosts and DPT Students, Jared Aguilar and Tyler Adams, ask me a TON of awesome questions … many that I’ve never fielded before.

Duck Legs Podcast Continue reading “CBP 57: My Morning Routine, Staff Training Musts, Patient Communication Tips, Cash-Practice Marketing Advice, and Much More” »

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CBP 56: The Unforeseen Challenges of Growing from Solo Practitioner to Business Owner – Reverse Interview with Paul Gough

February 2, 2017

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In this reverse interview, I’m fielding questions from Paul Gough about my first year of expanding from solo-practitioner to hiring staff and becoming a multi-therapist practice owner. We especially dive into the things I would have done differently as well as the decisions I’m very happy I made, so I think this episode will be […]

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CBP 055: Interview with Direct Primary Care Physician Michael Garrett MD

January 12, 2017

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This interview was done in-person with “direct primary care” physician Michael Garrett, MD who has a private medical practice just down the road from my PT clinic in Austin Texas. He is part of the “direct primary care” movement in which patients pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to his services.

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Hiring My First 3 Full-Time Employees in ONE Year! … and other 2016 Highlights

December 30, 2016

Wow, what a year! Though I had to slow my content creation for DrJarodCarter.com in order to focus on my clinical business, it was time really well spent … In the past year I’ve hired 3 full-time employees, I’m looking for a 2nd staff PT, and will soon bring on a part-time massage therapist as […]

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CBP 54: The Logistics of Billing OON on Behalf of Patients – Cash PT Lunch Hour interview of Jerry Durham PT – PPS Conference Episode Part 2

December 8, 2016

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Some cash-based practices, like mine, don’t bill insurances out-of-network (OON) on behalf of their cash-paying patients. However, many practices do offer this service. Especially those that have transitioned from in-network to out-of-network… and that’s where things can get really tricky. This interview is from an in-person interview Aaron LeBauer and I did with Jerry Durham […]

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CBP 053: My Bar-Side Q&A with DPT Students – PPS Conference Episode Part 1

November 10, 2016

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The 2016 Private Practice Section annual conference was held in Las Vegas and I had a blast. That’s especially apparent in this bar-side chat with a group of PT students. Please excuse the background noise and occasional evidence of inebriation. In all seriousness, this group of DPT students were incredibly impressive and had great questions.

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CBP 052: How to Break Into a Niche Market & Generate Loads of New Patients with Both Offline and Online Marketing

October 13, 2016

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Niche Marketing for private healthcare practices

As competition increases, POPTS and hospital systems horde referrals, and profit margins are squeezed by declining insurance reimbursements, targeting a niche market in which you become the “go-to practice” can be a business-saving move. In this episode, I answer the question of how Carter Physiotherapy is breaking into the ‘Running’ niche market in Austin Texas, […]

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CBP 051: Big Success in a Small Niche – Interview with Angela Wicker-Ramos DPT of Cancer Rehab Austin

September 15, 2016

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When I was writing my first book on the Cash-Based business model years ago, I never would have thought it would serve as a guide and inspiration for a PT to start a cash-pay cancer rehab practice … one block away from my house! Just 6 months ago, Angela Wicker-Ramos PT, DPT started Cancer Rehab […]

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CBP 050: From Newbie to Successful Cash Practice in Less Than 2 Years – Interview with Sarah King DPT

August 18, 2016

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Sarah King DPT of Invigorate Physical Therapy first heard about the “cash-based business model” when she came across this podcast about 2 years ago. Just 6 months later she had started her cash practice … and was on a waiting list within a year and a half! She knew next to nothing about marketing before […]

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CBP 49: Mike Reinold – The First Two Years Of His Successful Cash-Pay Practice

July 21, 2016

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For most people who make their way to this website, Mike Reinold needs no introduction. Over a number of years he has built up the biggest and most popular website on physical therapy and rehab, and two years ago he left his career as a PT in professional baseball to start his own cash-based PT […]

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CBP 48: Break the PT Salary Ceiling by Starting Your Own Practice OR an ONLINE Business – Reverse Interview w/ Chad Prince PT

June 23, 2016

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This was the last of 3 ‘reverse interviews’ I did in which I was put on the hot seat and had to answer questions rather than ask them. And it was a fun one! Chad Prince has had a long career in Physical Therapy and this episode is essentially an interview for his new book: […]

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CBP 47: Are Cash-Practices Scalable? Can They Go Big?

May 27, 2016

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Today’s podcast guest is Gene Shirokobrod, PT and the focus of the show is on “Scalability”

This episode is another in a series of reverse interviews where my guest is asking me the questions. Today’s guest is Gene Shirokobrod, PT of updocmedia.com and the focus of the show is on “Scalability” … can a cash-based practice scale up to multiple clinicians and locations? The short answer is that “they already have!” […]

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