Things you can't put a price on:
- Trained medical professionals on site
- Decrease risk of litigation against school system
- On site liaison between parent, doctor, and coaches (streamline healthcare)
- On site evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
- Higher quality of care for athletes
- Peace of mind
Sample 2010 - 2011 Wake County High School Athletic Training Statistics
- Evaluated and treated 339 individual athletes and 443 overall injuries
- 3,430 treatment visits throughout the year
- 11,763* individual treatments on these athletes.
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* SIMS print out attached detailing individual treatments
If parents were to take their child to physical therapy assuming a $20 co-pay per visit
- 3,430 (treatment visits) x $20 = $68,600
- $68,600 in savings to the parents
*This does not include doctor visits, gas, mileage, time off from work, missed classes, emergency room visits, higher co-pays, etc.
These services are provided at no charge at the students/athletes school
The average reimbursement rate from insurance for a physical therapy visit is
- $60 (includes co-pay).*
- 3,430 (treatment visits) x $60 = $205,800
- In services provided free to athletes and parents at sample High School.
- Over 200,000 dollars
*Reimbursement rate acquired from current practicing PT's and clinic owner.
There are 20 high schools in Wake County
- $68,600 x 20 = $1,372,000
- $1,372,800 in co-pays saved by parents
Seeing the value yet?
- $205,800 x 20 (schools) = $4,116,000
- In services provided free
- 4.1 million!!!!
- 20- Schools
- 6780- Athletes treated
- 8860- Injuries treated
- 68,600- Treatment visits
- 235,260- Individual treatments performed
- $1,372,800- In co-pays saved by parents
- $4,116,000- In services provided free
Now that's some "Value"