We know that accepting insurance on behalf of your clients can be daunting. But once you get familiar with the system, you’ll feel like a pro! Or – don’t worry about navigating the system, and leave the work to us. To get you started, we are answering a few common questions that we hear from you via email, phone and when we chat with you in person at conferences. We want to address these today so that you’re more comfortable with the insurance lingo and landscape.
If you have your sights set on accepting insurance in 2019, now is the time to start the contracting process with insurance companies! That’s right. It could take approximately six months’ time to get fully contracted as an in-network provider. There’s no time like the present—get a jump on being able to see more clients and help them meet their nutrition goals starting in January!
Julia Hanfling, RD, CDE, owner of 3 Peaches Nutrition and Diabetes Coaching, is a medical nutritionist and diabetes educator with more than 20 years of experience. Her niche is metabolic conditions including diabetes, heart disease and inflammation. Read more about her reasons for accepting insurance, which include doing a service for her clients as well as for providers.
A quick Google search for “healthcare” will return no shortage of hits these days, as you might imagine. Here are some of the latest headlines we hope you find helpful and relevant for your practice.
We’re kicking off June with a few delicious, sweet Summer treats from dietitians! Go ahead and treat yourself – what would Summer be without ice cream, popsicles and a cannoli or two? Enjoy these recipes – and please share your favorite in the comments section below! Happy Summer, everyone!