What are the benefits of building your website using SimplePractice vs. TherapySites?

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3.25 hrs

average time spent to draft a blog post

97%

of websites fail due to bad user experience

5-50 hrs

per month spent on SEO

Why SimplePractice is better than TherapySites

Simplicity

Less is more

The Professional Website by SimplePractice leverages vertical design, which is easier to maintain, optimize, update, and navigate.

1

SimplePractice gives you a clean, SEO- & conversion-optimized website

The Difference

Vertical design

TherapySites focuses on a multi-page design, which adds unnecessary steps for the people visiting your site.

SEO

Optimization without the hassle

Have a professional website that’s already optimized at no additional cost, so prospective clients can easily discover you online.

2

SimplePractice gives you a website that's SEO-optimized to start with

The Difference

One less hat to wear

You don’t need to be an SEO expert—or hire one—to have a user-friendly website that’s already optimized and designed for maximum engagement.

Efficient

No more wasted time

Personalize your website to reflect your practice without spending hours trying to build and design it yourself.

3

The easiest setup in the website building industry

The Difference

Spend less time to get more clients

Don’t waste time trying to figure out what works best. Use the tried-and-true template to convey the stand-out qualities of your business.

Trust

The team you already trust

Centralize all of your operational and marketing needs with the team you already know and trust to help run your business.

4

Scheduling, Telehealth, billing, documentation, mobile app, client portal, and a website: all-in-one place

The Difference

Less to manage

With SimplePractice, you can rely on the same team that’s always been there for you when you need support. No surprises or hassle.

Design

Beautiful, consistent design

Attract prospective clients with a professional, personalized website that exudes stunning simplicity and intuitive design.

5

The Difference

Embed your Client Portal

Easily embed your Client Portal directly onto your website to maintain design consistency and enhance functionality for clients.

Frequently asked questions

Here are some commonly asked questions, or read all FAQs.

Is SimplePractice HIPAA-compliant?

Yes, we meet or exceed all the requirements of HIPAA as a business associate, including the Business Associate Agreement (BAA) in which SimplePractice agrees to be responsible for keeping all client information private and to immediately report any breach of personal health information.

How much does Telehealth cost?

Telehealth by SimplePractice costs $10/month/clinician and is only available on the Professional Plan. So you’re all-in monthly cost as a solo practitioner would be $69 ($59 + $10).

How does billing for telehealth work?

When billing insurance, we recommend that you always check with the individual insurance payer to determine whether telehealth services are covered and, if they are, which codes or modifier should be used for different types of services.

It’s very important to check directly with the insurance payer because coverage for telehealth services is constantly changing.

What equipment do I need?

To provide telehealth sessions, you will need the following:

  • A computer (laptop or desktop) or smartphone. Newer devices (purchased in the last two years) will be better equipped to provide telehealth sessions.
  • An integrated or external microphone.
  • An integrated or external web camera.
  • An internet connection that is at least 10 Mbps. For optimal results, a reliable, high-speed internet connection with a bandwidth of at least 10 Mbps will minimize connection issues and provide the best quality.

What can I expect in terms of the sound and video quality?

Connection problems can be caused by a variety of outside factors such as low quality, older equipment, or an overloaded computer (i.e. too many programs running). In general, poor video quality is attributable to a poor internet connection.

Here are some basic steps that can improve the overall quality:

  • Use wired Ethernet instead. Wifi will work, but you may experience a lag or some interference, which can make your video and audio choppy. A wired Ethernet internet will give you a smoother, more consistent experience.
  • Test your internet connection speed. Use our built-in Internet Quality Check before each session.
  • Close other programs. To minimize disruption, close out all other programs running in the background. Adjust your lighting. Small lighting tweaks can make a big impact. Avoid any backlight and make sure your camera is at eye level.

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