Insurance

How to Take Insurance as a Private Practice RD: Dietitian Contracting

How to Take Insurance as a Private Practice RD: Dietitian Contracting

You may remember from last time, that there are two main steps for dietitians to get set up with insurance: credentialing, and contracting. Sounds easy, right?

Step 0: Before you begin

We covered Step 1: Credentialing a few weeks ago. If you haven't already read the post, it's a good place to start before reading this one. 

Once you've you've entered all of your credentials, work history and demographic info into the CAQH and attested that everything is good to go, you're ready for contracting.

How to Take Insurance as a Private Practice RD: Dietitian Credentialing

How to Take Insurance as a Private Practice RD: Dietitian Credentialing

Today's an exciting day for the Healthy Bytes blog because we'll finally be diving into the details of getting setup to take insurance. Over the last few weeks, we covered the high-level details of how to get a nutrition private practice started, which we recommend checking out if you haven't already. 

Step 0: Before you begin 

Before you can effectively begin your insurance journey, you'll need to make sure you have the following:

Getting an NPI

Getting an NPI

For our second (and last) post of the day, we're giving you a quick run-down of a topic that goes hand-in-hand with HIPAA, National Provider Identifier, aka, NPI.

If you're using the Healthy Bytes contracting service, we handle the NPI-related work for you.