Guide to Insurance and Reimbursement

Today’s Dietitian provides practical steps to filing claims, coding, and getting paid.

Ask new private practice dietitians about one of the most challenging tasks they face in establishing their businesses, and they’ll likely wrinkle their noses and say “insurance.” Yes, getting credentialed and contracted with private practice insurance companies certainly can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be daunting. Navigating the reimbursement maze on behalf of clients and patients also can be tricky, but the following guide provides a roadmap to help.