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“Breaking Free from Insurance Restrictions: Why Out-of-Network Physical Therapy May Be the Way to Go”

When it comes to physical therapy, you have two options: seeing an in-network provider or an out-of-network provider. While in-network providers may seem like the obvious choice because they are covered by your insurance plan, there are several reasons why it may be better to go with an out-of-network provider instead.

Firstly, you have more control over your treatment with an out-of-network provider. Insurance companies often dictate the amount of treatment you can receive and the type of treatment you can receive, leaving you with limited options. Out-of-network providers, on the other hand, can tailor your treatment plan to your specific needs, goals, and preferences, without being bound by insurance company restrictions.

Secondly, out-of-network providers often have more experience and expertise in specialized areas of physical therapy. They may have received additional training or certification in certain areas, such as sports medicine or manual therapy. This means that they can provide a higher level of care and treatment that may not be available from in-network providers.

Thirdly, out-of-network providers may be more invested in your care and treatment outcomes. Since they are not bound by insurance company restrictions, they are free to spend more time with you during your appointments, providing a more personalized and attentive approach to your treatment. They may also be more motivated to help you achieve your goals since they are not reliant on insurance company reimbursements.

Lastly, seeing an out-of-network provider can actually save you money in the long run. While you may have to pay more upfront for their services, out-of-network providers often offer more affordable rates for cash-paying patients. Additionally, since they are not bound by insurance company restrictions, they may be able to provide more efficient and effective treatment, resulting in fewer appointments and lower overall costs.

In conclusion, while in-network providers may seem like the obvious choice, there are several reasons why it may be better to go with an out-of-network provider instead. You have more control over your treatment, they often have more experience and expertise, they may be more invested in your care and treatment outcomes, and they can actually save you money in the long run. So, if you have the option, consider seeing an out-of-network physical therapy provider for your next appointment.

We take are currently only in network with Medicare and can take any PPO insurance plan as out of network. To have your insurance checked, click this link and fill out the form: Here

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Larry Hernandez

On Point Movement And Performance

"We Help Active Adults And Athletes Get Back To Their Favorite Workouts And Activities Without Pain Killers Or Surgery"

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