How to Outsource in a Testing Practice

TTP #27: How to Outsource in a Testing Practice

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After FIVE YEARS of doing everything myself in private practice, I finally took the leap to start outsourcing some of the administrative tasks. Since then, the practice’s annual revenue has literally doubled. When we first start out in private practice, it’s really easy to take on everything because we don’t believe others could do the tasks as well, because we don’t have the money, or any number of other reasons. Once you figure out how to outsource, you will have more time to do the things that are really important to you (I’m assuming that verifying insurance benefits is NOT an integral part of living a fulfilling life for most folks). It can be a big leap to trust someone else, but trust ME – it’s definitely doable and highly beneficial. I’m talking today about the key areas when you think about how to outsource in a testing practice, including things like:

  • Answering the phones
  • Scheduling clients
  • Verifying insurance benefits
  • Actual testing
  • Writing reports

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About Dr. Jeremy Sharp

Jeremy Sharp, PhD is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and has grown to include five other clinicians. He earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, Jeremy specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

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

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