Business Strategies for a Caring Profession: A Practitioner's Guidebook
The conventional methods of how psychological practices are structured, how patients are referred, and how practitioners are reimbursed for their services no longer meet the challenges of the changing health care environment. Psychological service providers today face managed care, complex business and insurance requirements, and a competitive and demanding marketplace. Business Strategies provides information about how to organize the business aspects of a practice, successfully obtain service contracts, and provide needed billing and statistical information.
This book describes
- different models of practice
- business policies and procedures
- how to position the practice to compete in the marketplace
Business Strategies is written both as a reference and as a tool to help psychologists practice in today's marketplace. As the market shifts toward organized and integrated systems of care, your response will require planning and adjustment.