279. Flat Fee vs. Hourly Pricing for Evaluations

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Have you wrestled with how to price your evaluations? There are many different ways to collect payment in your practice, but there are really only two primary models that we use: flat fee or hourly pricing. Both can be applied whether you take insurance or not, though there is certainly more flexibility in pricing if you’re private pay only. In this episode, I talk about…

  • The psychology behind pricing
  • Consumer preferences in pricing models
  • Pros and cons of flat fee vs. hourly pricing

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About Dr. Jeremy Sharp

I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and have grown to over 20 clinicians. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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