Are you receiving referrals from your area physicians or other healthcare professionals on an ongoing basis? If so, well done! Way to reach out and network in order to secure new avenues of bringing clients through your door. You can read more about sourcing physician referrals via an earlier post on our blog.
Since 2015, Healthy Bytes has been empowering dietitians to become an integral part of medical care by connecting them with patients, providers, and payers. In 2020, we’re taking that to the next level.
Introducing: the Healthy Bytes Network.
Pause for a moment and look around your office. How organized does it look? Are papers, books and to-do lists strewn about? Or, perhaps your desk and office space are in tip-top shape, but your email inbox is a wreck and you have no idea what your calendar has in store for you this Thursday.
First, breathe. Nothing says you need to be 100 percent organized all of the time. But when you’re ready to declutter your physical and/or digital spaces, re-visit our earlier post on Spring cleaning your practice, and read on for some fantastic organizational tips from fellow registered dietitian nutritionists.
This time of year is when we all find ourselves thinking of how we want the coming year to be even better than the year we’re leaving behind. What might you do differently to grow your private practice? What new skills might you learn in order to generate new revenue streams? Here are a few resources from Healthy Bytes to help you set goals and take steps toward growing your nutrition business, including accepting health insurance on behalf of your clients!
HIPAA regulations dictate that, as a health care provider working with health insurance companies, you need a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number. These 10-digit numbers are a way for the healthcare sector to identify health professionals consistently and they are publicly searchable.
There are actually two types of NPIs, logically referred to as “Type I” and, yes, “Type II”. Type I NPIs are also sometimes called individual or personal NPIs, while Type II NPIs can be referred to as either organizational or group NPIs.