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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

Patients or Insurance Companies: Who Do You Really Work For?

In this 'sode, we get fired up about the state of our industry.

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We discuss what we 1) do for patients and 2) do for insurance companies.

When we really think about it, we'll be shocked by how much of our day-to-day is dictated by insurance companies and not what is best for patients.

We can't serve two masters.

We start with recognizing and saying out loud that insurance companies do not have our patients best interests at heart. They have their own bottom line to serve.

The relationship with insurance companies is almost like an abusive relationship. They deny a claim and we feel like it's somehow our fault. We didn't document right, or we could write a new progress note or help with an appeal.

The truth? When they deny a claim, they make more money.

This is the state of our profession - now we just need to decide what to do about it. We lay out the three options each of us have. There's no one right answer, but we need to go into our choices with our eyes wide open.

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

"The relationship with insurance companies is almost like an abusive relationship... they deny a claim and we feel like it's somehow our fault." - 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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