Benefits of Membership
More private practice physical, occupational and speech therapists choose PREFERRED Therapy Providers, Inc. because PREFERRED is one of the largest, centrally managed, single source contract procurement resource in the United States.
PREFERRED secures and manages contracts with PPOs, insurance carriers, employers, third party payors and other healthcare benefit administrators on a national, regional and local level, creating a platform for opportunities to increase patient access to your practice.
PREFERRED delivers value through:
Contracts are secure, helping to prevent arbitrary reimbursement reductions by health plans.
PREFERRED provides assistance with outstanding claims issues related to your contracts.
PREFERRED monitors and engages in regulatory and legislative advocacy on behalf of its stakeholders on a state and national level and keeps you informed of issues that may affect your practice. PREFERRED’s online Legislative Advocacy Center allows you to have a voice by easily contacting your state and federal government officials on a variety of important issues.
PREFERRED provides resources to help you grow your practice including a quarterly newsletter packed with industry information, marketing resources and practice management tools; monthly industry updates and breaking news; and downloadable marketing guides. Read what others are saying about PREFERRED.
Consumers visit PREFERRED’s website to find information on how to choose a provider. Our state-of-the-art Provider Locator technology enables potential patients to find your practice. Consumers can view your practice profile, website and contact information and there’s even a map with driving directions to the provider of their choice that patients can download or print.
Our provider clients have access to their account information 24/7 by logging onto our Provider Portal. Our clients can change their contact information, check on the status of their application or credentialing, add or delete a therapist, check on health contracts currently available, read the newsletter and other members-only articles, and check out current vendor offerings.
Our regional Provider Summits provide information for clinic owners, clinic directors and staff on a variety of topics including: practice management, referral generation, strategic marketing, Income producing products and services, billing, coding and documentation, staff training, hiring and retention, patient compliance, health care regulatory issues and exit strategies.
We have partnered with some of the industry’s best to offer relevant courses for continuing education credits, and webinars on regulatory issues, marketing, clinical retailing and more.
We’re not only a phone call or email away, we’re also on the road every month meeting our stakeholders at their clinics to discuss how PREFERRED can continue to earn your business.
This is not your average vendor list or typical discounts. PREFERRED hand-selects vendors to work with our provider clients to offer exceptional savings and added -value programs to make your practice prosper.
This survey is sent annually to all of our provider clients asking for anonymous feedback on how we have performed during the year. We take our clients’ comments seriously and work hard to implement new programs and services based on what you tell us you need.