Thank you for attending a Business Q&A Session with Pursuing Private Practice!
This call was meant for all stages of business: SET UP, START, GROW, SCALE, and COAST.
We discussed so many amazing topics!
00:00:28 - Navigating Different Stages of Business
The different stages of business and the challenges faced at each stage, emphasizing the need to create a business that serves the individual owner.
00:03:11 - Onboarding Clients and the Pros/Cons of Insurance
A discussion on onboarding clients and the challenges of dealing with insurance-based practices, including verification of benefits and the barriers to accepting insurance.
00:05:17 - Creating Boundaries and Policies
Guidance on creating boundaries, enforcing cancellation policies, and the importance of having office policies for onboarding clients.
00:07:17 - Authorization and Medical Release
Discussion on the authorization for medical release, verifying diagnosis, and the importance of client history and information release before the first appointment.
00:15:31 - Hiring a Dietitian for Your Practice
Guidance on hiring a dietitian to see clients in the practice, including considerations for independent contractors versus employees and job descriptions for both.
00:17:56 - Employee versus Contractor
Discussion on the differences between employees and contractors, and considerations for hiring hourly employees versus contractors.
00:29:07 - NPI Type 2 for Private Practices
Information on creating an NPI Type 2 from an existing NPI account, with additional details on the application process.
00:35:44 - Scaling a Practice and Making Big Decisions
Discussion about scaling a practice, hiring, and making big decisions. There are many options to scale a business, and big benefits to do so.
00:49:45 - Business Structure and Taxes
Discussion about LLC, S-Corp, and tax implications
00:59:51 - Business Strategy and Time Management
Discussion on business strategy, time management, and the value of time in business operations.
01:00:19 - Considerations for Hiring Support
Exploring the decision-making process for hiring hourly contractors, interns, or students to support business operations.
01:01:46 - Exploring Internship Opportunities
Discussion on the benefits of hiring interns, the paperwork involved, and the potential value exchange between the intern and the business owner.
01:05:53 - Networking and Referrals
Insights into networking, referrals, and building relationships in private practice and business growth.
01:12:08 - Building a Larger Audience
Strategies for growing an audience, promoting a podcast, and attracting engagement without relying solely on social media.
01:22:29 - Policies and Procedures for Private Practice
Discussion on the essential policies and procedures, including cancellation policy and credit card authorization, needed to get started in private practice.
01:26:17 - Choosing an EMR and Business Tools
Considerations for selecting an EMR (Electronic Medical Records) system and exploring various business tools for practice management.
01:28:59 - Closing Remarks and Next Steps
Final remarks, encouragement, and information on Business School and EXPAND.
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