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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

Dealing with Physicians in a Cash Practice

For those in a cash practice (or thinking about one), tough love: it's extremely rare for physicians to be onboard with cash PT.

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But we can't ever let this derail our own judgment! So often we start doubting ourselves because a physician - who literally knows less than nothing about pelvic PT - questions our business model.

We have several physicians who have never sent us a single patient....until a family member needs help, and then we are the only place they send them.

It's frustrating, wrong, asinine - choose your adjective - but it is a fact of life. And, eventually, it's freeing! PelvicSanity doesn't depend on fickle physician referrals; patients who value getting the best possible care seek us out.

In this 'sode, hear about how to deal with negativity from physicians, flip the script in your conversation and press on regardless once you've made the choice to be a cash-based practice. Check it out!

As Nicole said on the full 'sode of the topic...

"We have several physicians who have never sent us a single patient....until a family member needs help, and then we are the only place they send them." - Nicole Cozean

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Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS

Founder of Pelvic PT Rising and PelvicSanity Physical Therapy in Southern California.

Dedicated to forever changing pelvic health with online clinical courses to help you be more confident in your practice and business resources to help start and grow pelvic health businesses.

Jesse Cozean, MBA

Co-founder of the Pelvic PT Rising and the Rising Podcast.

Jesse uses his business experience to help pelvic health business owners start and grow their practices so they can build a practice that truly works for them. From website design, SEO, conversions, marketing, finance and money mindset, he wants to make the process of owning your own practice easier and fun.

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