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.
For those of you who are RDNs and dietitians-to-be with glimmers of opening up your own private practices in your eyes, this post is for you!
We invite you to spend some time with this post (set it as a bookmark, too!), as it contains numerous resources for launching your private practice.
You’re invited! Join us for our free upcoming webinar on Demystifying Insurance, scheduled for November 7th, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. ET to 3:45 p.m. ET. Walk away from the session with a solid understanding of health insurance and how to make health insurance work for your practice.
Many of you are using sites such as HealthProfs, ZocDoc and Healthgrades as a means of marketing your services and sourcing new clients for your private practice. Well done! Let’s take a look at these three referral sources and share insight from RDNs about each, so that you can discern whether one (or several) might be helpful in growing your private practice.