A. Preferred Podiatry Group provides high-quality podiatric care to residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Our senior podiatric care plan has become an industry standard in the field of podiatry, expertly perfected since 1972. Long-term care facilities that we partner with benefit from our laser focus on quality assurance and a centralized team that relieves administrative burdens from their teams. To learn more about our podiatric care plan, please visit our services page.
A. PPG provides services throughout most of the country with regional medical directors overseeing care. We are headquartered in Northbrook, IL. For our address and contact information, please visit our contact page.
A. Care is available every day of the week, almost 365 days a year, based on the scheduling needs of the facility and patients.
A. PPG was founded in 1972, and we’ve been perfecting our podiatric care plan ever since. Learn more about our story here.
A. There are over 80 podiatrists in our group and we’re always growing.
A. In the comfort of the nursing home or other long-term care facilities. We currently provide podiatric care to residents of long-term care facilities throughout the country. We’re always working to expand our reach, so if you’re outside of these areas please contact us!
A. You bet! We are active members of a number of health care associations and on many committees. Check out our extensive network of associations here.
A. We take pride in our long list of glowing references from administrators, Directors of Nursing, corporate offices, and patients. Just send us a message and let us know what you need.
A. Yes, our doctors take assignments from all carriers.
A. The majority of our doctors are local to their assigned facility.
A. Yes, you will have a dedicated assigned provider to take care of your residents and provide continuity of care. We also have additional providers in our group for emergency care if your primary podiatrist is unavailable.
A. Yes, our company and every member of our clinical staff has liability and medical malpractice insurance.
A. Yes. Our podiatrists are trained in diabetic podiatric care, along with many other specialized areas of podiatric care, and will be able to expertly treat your residents.
A. Yes. We are highly qualified to do sharp resection/debridement of ulcers at bedside. This saves the cost of transporting your patient to a hospital and maintains continuity of care.
A. Yes, we provide education programs to our facilities as part of our comprehensive partnership.
A. We coordinate all payment directly with insurance companies, Medicaid, Medicare, and private funds.
A. The patient’s private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid are the typical payers for our services, unless the facility chooses to make a different arrangement.
A. We do accept all insurance plans in the areas where we operate. Contact us and we can discuss the specifics of your situation.
A. As often as is medically necessary. Individual patients are usually seen every 9 weeks. However, they may be seen more often as necessary for acute care, such as infection treatment. We may visit larger facilities more frequently, depending on patient need.
A. In the event of an acute situation, please contact PPG directly and we will assign our nearest podiatrist to immediately follow-up with the patient.