Bill Johnson, PT, WA
I greatly appreciate your posts, and think you have enhanced our
ability to serve our patients. I must say though, it is not all about
the money, which is important, but seems to be your focus. We all have
needs, particularly to take care of our families. Personally I took
three reductions in pay to get to where I am, where I could take care
of patients, and disregard the "bottom line". Of course if I did not
generate income, I would have been disgarded years ago.
And now that I no longer generate much other than thoughts, I do not
mind being disregarded.
I do know something about incorporation, and would strongly suggest
that anyone considering that get legal consul before taking that step.
There are advantages and liabilities involved, as well as significant
On 10/8/12, Doug Marcum <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Suzanne
> This topic has been discussed a few months back so if you know how to search
> the archives, that may help as well..... In my experience of contract work
> and self employment x 12 years (BTW, I would definitely suggest
> incorporating If it is true contract, but that's another topic) :)... I
> would suggest by the hour, more specifically blocks of 4 hours. I charge
> "half day" (4 hours) and "full day" (8 hours). I do know of some people that
> charge per case and are successful that way, but usually they have 1, maybe
> two accounts. If you have a lot of accounts, it won't work. The problem
> with charging per case is if you show up for an 8 hour day of work (say 8-10
> ablations for example) and 2-3 cancel, no-show, whatever... You are out of
> luck. If you stipulate going in that you are providing 8 hours of time and
> you can come up with a half dAy and full day rate , you will be paid
> regardless and the onus is on them to fill the 8 hours as that is what they
> are paying for. Hope that makes sense. I have been doing it that way for
> many years and have had no issues. I learned the hard way doing "per case"
> Good luck
> Doug Marcum
> Advanced Ultrasound Consultants
> Global Vein Solutions
> On Oct 8, 2012, at 2:51 PM, Suzanne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Do most contract techs charge by the hr or per case?
>> Suzanne Wilson RVT
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