Cash for Physcial Therapy to a Course Student from My Mobile Office – YES!

Awesome barber shop / mobile office with cedars and deer fencingThe absolute most satisfaction I’ve had on this trip has been referring a new cash-paying physical therapy client to one of my cash practice secrets students who happens to live near me in “the valley”.  It took some doing to get them together but my mobile office came through again.  All right I wasn’t in that awesome barber chair that is shown in the picture but I was a passenger in our minivan when I got the work done.  What my student couldn’t believe is that people actually would pay that much to get therapy from her.  Face it.  You’re worth it!

I also have been in contact with the two other PT’s that are seeing my other cash paying clients thanks to Alltel/Verizon.  Wifi here at our awesome cabin is a big plus.  I like to keep these posts current so this is where my feet drew me today.  Ever since my embryonic days I have gravitated toward water.  If I’d had my swimming trunks with me I’d have been out in this lake at least for a little bit.  I also love having a good view.  The pictures don’t do this place justice at all. Pend O'reille Lake

Does This Look Therapeutic?

Morining OutingI hope you had a therapeutic morning too.  If you were doing a physical therapy cash practice or just planning yours, do take some time for yourself.  Jonathan Tripodi in our Cash Physical Therapy home study course stressed the importance of not working too much.  To BE therapeutic you must take time for yourself.

Better View

At and before the turn of the century doctors advised patients to take vacations for their health.  The advances of modern medicine have somehow left this behind although the relative cost of transportation has decreased dramatically.

As I continue to take therapeutic time for myself my practice goes on.  The best news however comes from one of our aspiring cash physical therapy secrets students.  More on that in the next post.

 

How to Know Where to Open a Cash Physical Therapy Practice

If you want to know where to open a cash physical therapy practice it is important to open it where the cash is.  I have written about thy why of this in a previous post.

Here’s how to find where the money is:

1) Go to www.wikipedia.org

2) In their search window type the name of  the city you’re thinking of opening your practice.

For Example if you type in “Payson, AZ” you’ll find that the median income for a family is $38,713.  One of our course contributors opened her cash practice in a seniors-only mobile home park.  Now she’s expanded to having built a clinic on her home which is on horse property.  Her fees were the most reasonable of any in our course and her cash percentage is 65% .  This is quite  respectable but is also the lowest in our course.  Cindy, our PT course contributor is GOOD!  I met her through one of her patients who said, “Try to learn what she does!”

I live and choose to work in Mesa, AZ doing house calls.  Type in Mesa, AZ and you’ll get a median family income of $49, 232.  I can pay all my household and work expenses on what I earn from my cash clients.   It feels awfully good to deposit $800-2500 at a time in advance for the visits I do.

Another of our course contributors has a 100% cash fee at or before the time of service in Corvallis, OR.  Type that into the wikipedia search window and you’ll find a median family income of $53,208.  Now this is a  little better area but our PT course contributor there is a GREAT PT.   If you aspire to be a cash-paid PT you must be great.

Now if you want to be where the money REALLY is look to where our politicians live and thereabouts.  Jennifer Gamboa, PT who practices in Arlington, VA, runs a cash practice.  Type Arlington, VA into your wikipedia search window and you’ll find under the demographics section the median family income is $127,179.

If you live in Anytown, USA and can’t find a place with high enough incomes to support your dreams, remember:

1) You don’t need that many cash PT patients to have what I call a “Therapeutic” life.  If you do GREAT therapy and learn from the best you can leverage their word of mouth to those that can afford it.

2) A cash physical therapy practice can be a huge savings to those even without insurance.  If you can get your patients feeling a lot better or knowing what to do about it in 1-6 visits, you can save them a lot of money. You also earn considerable “Therapeutic Wealth” part of which is the great feeling that people really, really value your services.

Lance P. Van Arsdell, PT

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Keep In Touch to Keep Your Cash Pay PT Practice Going

As you can see from the photo in the previous post I do enjoy (I love to have fun) working with the elderly.  If the senior has an HMO, cash-paid physical therapy is his or her own option.  I tell them where they can get therapy elsewhere but find that many times they’re willing to pay me well to see them for therapy.

In many cases the person who pays the bills can’t be present for the therapy sessions so I use my cell phone (I do house-calls) and text (usually a few words only)/ picture message them at least once per week.  This is only safe to do with explicit written permission but it really increases appreciation.

Today I practiced putting with a cash pay client for whom I was a day early in a large assisted living facility.  I called the patient’s spouse afterwards to report on what we’d done.  She REALLY appreciated it.  I appreciate my cash paying clients because they enable me to have the life I choose to have.   Putting that appreciation in writing will help your cash pay side grow!  Linda Bruseth in our Cash Physical Therapy Secrets home study course really takes this the next level.  When’s the last time one of your patients handed you a check $800-2500 as advance payment?

Have a Profitable and Therapeutic Week!

Lance P. Van Arsdell, PT, MSPT

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Going Green – Cash Pay Physical Therapy Can be a Dream!

today's danceYep that’s me hard at “work” today.  We were dancing to “My Wild Irish Rose” when I  had a staff member in the ALF where I was making the call “snap” this picture on my cell phone.  If you study the previous post you’ll find what I got paid for this 45-minute visit.  I forgot to wear green but my cash-paying client didn’t.    If you do what you love and spread the word about your services in the right ways you can get paid what you want for the work you want.

Therapeutic Wealth to YOU!

Lance P. Van Arsdell, PT

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Show Me the Money! – What Cash Physical Therapy Checks Look Like

Check Deposited Today  Here’s only ONE cash PT payment I got

today. (Sorry the image is gone) If you wanted me to SHOW YOU the MONEY there it is(was)!

That’s just one check I deposited today for 20 PT visits.  See my website for details.  The other “cash” I was paid today was for eight visits but that was swiped into my credit card machine.  At 9:15 a.m. another POA for a soon to be discharged pt. found what I charged and very likely will continue her client with cash-paid PT.  All cash payments I receive for PT are in advance or at the time of service.  It takes too much time and energy to chase the money.  Someday you may see a picture of my coming cash-pay client and me on this blog or on my web-site but I’ll get back on track here.

“Show me the money!”  That’s what I told a MLM representative several years ago who was selling me on the idea of prepaid phone cards.  “Show me the money!  If it’s not worth it I don’t want to do it.”  Well the representative who came to me with one of my recently- discharged PT patients DID “show me the money” (copies of the commission checks written out to his immediate upline) and I thereby wasted a couple of hours of life’s most precious gift – time.   Sure I got a phone card out of the deal but If I had focused on my primary business – Cash – Paid PT – I would have gotten ahead a lot sooner.

Stay tuned here but remember the “accellerator package” which is investing in yourself!

Lance P. Van Arsdell, PT

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Cash Paid PT – How I Just Closed the Deal

Yesterday at 9:25 I got a call from a previous patient’s power of attorney in Indiana.  She said her aunt’s house had sold and she wanted to spend her money on things her aunt would actually enjoy rather than just things to clutter up her apartment.  I heartily agreed as that’s how I treat my parents now and how I intend to treat them when they can’t do things for themselves.  That wasn’t a good time for me to talk so I asked her to go to my website to see what she’d like to buy for her aunt.  I don’t take her HMO so cash is the only route for her with me.  I asked, “When would be a good time for me to call you back?”.  She thought that today(Sunday) about the same time would be good.  I hung up, put a reminder into my cell phone to beep when it got to be 9:30 today.  When the reminder beeped on my cell phone for me to call her I picked up the phone and called.  “That was good timing”! came her voice from the other end.  “I think I’d like her to have the 20 visits for $2500 package.  She’ll enjoy that more than a big screen TV and it will help her to enjoy life more.”

I’m still learning to give value but give great care, keep in touch and the rewards will come back to you if you are prepared to receive them.

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