The purpose of this survey is to understand and validate your interest, and the viability, of third party reimbursement ("billing") opportunities for medically necessary services provided by Athletic Trainers (ATs) within the state of Florida. This survey is presented through a collaboration of the Florida Third Party Reimbursement Task Force and The Clark Group Associates. ATs who complete the survey will be eligible to win one of ten $10 Starbucks gift cards or one free registration for the Athletic Trainers' Association of Florida (ATAF) 30th Annual Symposium.

Survey Objectives
This survey is focused narrowly on one subject – Third Party Reimbursement. The purpose is to learn as much as possible about your interest, concerns and/or efforts with “Billing” while minimizing the time we ask you to invest in completing the survey itself.

More specifically, this survey will:
 
1.  Focus exclusively on issues of Third Party Reimbursement (“Billing”) by ATs for the medically necessary services you provide.
2.  Take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.
3.  Contain only questions that help us answer: What is the current state of affairs concerning recognition of ATs as qualified health care professionals by insurers in Florida?

Survey Mechanics
To save you time, it will help to describe a few “rules-of-the-road” utilized by the Survey process:

1.  Questions preceded by an asterisk (*) require a response before moving on to the next screen.
2.  As a convenience, you may interrupt your survey session as often as necessary and return to it later while using the same device and web browser.
3.  To be eligible for one of the prizes (i.e., a Starbucks gift cards or free registration for the ATAF 30th Annual Symposium), you must provide your contact information at the end of the survey.

We are acutely aware how important your time is. Your participation is an investment that gives you a voice on the importance of recognition of ATs by Third Party Payers and benefits all ATs within the state of Florida.  Please take the time to share your thoughts with us.

No part of this survey or survey site may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the The Clark Group Associates, Inc.

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