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Helping clients pay - The ins and outs of payment options

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FIRSTLINE: Mar 02, 2017
When the client can’t pay, know what to do and say. Expert and Fetch dvm360 conference speaker Danielle Russ, BS, BA, AS, LVT, says that there are silver linings you can give to these bleak situations.
 
VETTED: Feb 24, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Whether a veterinary client's pet is getting a cancer diagnosis, the pet owner is managing a chronic condition such as allergies or they're visiting you for the very first time, here’s how to nail best practices to show off your financial savvy when it comes to payments and, maybe, encourage folks to look into pet insurance down the line.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 09, 2017
The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association shares Insider's Insights data on who's talking to pet owners about financing options—and when they're broaching the topic.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 01, 2016
But are they successful? Or wait, do you even have one? Does it all seem like too much work? Time to have that awkward discussion at your practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 12, 2016
"Blah, blah, blah … $$$$$$$$$." Is this what clients hear when you present your treatment plan? Use these pro tips to cut through the sticker shock and focus on the high-quality care you offer.
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Nationwide: Dec 24, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Your veterinary team knows all about the health of your patients, but what about the health of your veterinary practice? In this Team Meeting in a Box, you'll look at the condition of your financials and your operations and then treat them with new ideas and strategies.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 24, 2015
Second graders rescued Shingle the cat when he was stuck on top of their school's roof. And a wellness plan rescued these underprivileged students when they decided to adopt the cat and provide for his veterinary care.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 09, 2015
Hear that? It's silence in your reception area. And it's one of the worst sounds in the world. Here's how one veterinary team uses wellness plans to bring life back to their practice.
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FIRSTLINE: May 21, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Clients who can't afford to pay for their pets' care ranks as team members' No. 2 frustration at work, according to the 2013 Firstline Veterinary Team Trends Study. (No. 1 is team members' pay and benefits—no surprise there, right?) Some veterinary teams are recommending pet insurance to help pet owners plan for their pets' veterinary care.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 12, 2010
Are your clients having trouble paying their bills at the time of service? Try this method to automatically space out payments.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 01, 2010
Which client payment options are right for your practice?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2009
Veterinarians—not insurance companies—may be in charge now and in the future when it comes to pet insurance.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 20, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
The economy is hurting some clients, and practice owners nationwide are wondering about options to the standard cash, check, or credit. Almost 90 percent of practice owners told us they hold post-dated checks for clients, but is that a good idea?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Holding a check, discounting services, letting clients work off bills, and more
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 05, 2009
Find the plan that's right for you, your practice, and your clients.