Member Benefits

Five Great Reasons to Join Now

1. Group Purchasing Discounts & Preferred Pricing

As a WPTA-PPSIG member, you gain access to preferred pricing and exclusive discounts on office supplies and equipment.
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PT1 Insurance Solutions

PT1 comprehensive insurance coverage is designed specifically for the unique needs of the rehab industry. Their customized offerings include:

  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Commercial Packages
    • Business Owners Policy
    • Workers’ Compensation
    • Auto
    • Umbrella
  • e-MD/ MEDEFENSE Coverage (RAC)
  • Executive Liability Packages
    • Directors and Officers
    • Employment Practices Liability
    • Fiduciary Liability
    • Crime

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2. Educational Rebates & Discounts

Join us for valuable discounts on conferences, seminars and other educational events.

  • PPSIG Sponsored Events
    All members receive a $25 rebate for each PPSIG sponsored continuing education session attended at the WPTA Spring and Fall Conferences. The rebate(s) will be applied to the following year’s membership renewal fee.

3. Collaboration with Other Members

When you become a WPTA-PPSIG member, you instantly join an interactive community of other physical therapists and business owners in the state of Wisconsin. Our site makes it easy for members to quickly log on and gain access to a wealth of information via our forums, blog and member-to-member messaging.

4. PPSIG Tool Kit

All members receive a free tool kit containing helpful information and resources, including:

  • Combating Chiropractic Advertising
    Includes a form legal letter that may be sent out to chiropractors claiming to provide physiotherapy.

5. Unlimited Online Media Library Access

As a member, log in for unlimited online access to our media library. Audio courses include:

Moving Private Practice from Commodity to Value-Based Provider
Designed with all practice sizes in mind, Dr. Hathaway empowers entrepreneurs to take their private practice to the next level.

Promoting Value in Physical Therapy
Physical therapy will change through the implementation of health care reform by state and region, and now is the time to redefine our value, role and potential as essential health care providers.


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Who We Are

WPTA PP-SIG is a Private Practice Special Interest Group of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association, Inc. Our group is composed of physical therapists in private practice throughout the State of Wisconsin, including solo practitioners and those with multiple clinics.

Our Primary Goal

To create a unified voice for physical therapy private practices in Wisconsin.

Our Mission

To foster growth, economic viability, sound business and clinical practices of physical therapist owned PT services for the benefit of the public, and to promote exclusive ownership of PT services by physical therapists in the State of Wisconsin.

Value Statements

  1. We value business practices that promote the development of small business private practice. We value the promotion of reimbursement for services commensurate with physical therapy as a doctoring profession that is patient centric.
  2. We value collaboration and alliances among private practices that fosters growth, and continued advocacy of individual practices.
  3. We value business model innovation that continues to promote private practice physical therapy and physical therapy as a doctoring profession.
  4. We value our ability to work together; leveraging our group’s purchasing volume to negotiate better rates on goods and services for the benefit of our members.
  5. We value direct access and the consumer’s right to choose their physical therapist as their preferred provider of neuromuscularskeletal care, without barriers.

Our Objectives

  • To establish and work toward the goals and missions of the APTA, PPS, WPTA and WPTA PPSIG.
  • To promote the development of private practice in physical therapy.
  • To stimulate, encourage, promote and establish goals and priorities for the Group and the WPTA, and carry them out through the help of professional consultants or our own membership.
  • To collaborate with PPSIGs in Midwestern States to encourage regional collaboration.