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Urgent Message About Medicare Credentialing

Billing Tips, Credentialing, Insurance, Legal Issues, Private Practice|

If you aren't in private practice yet, you may not be aware of the Medicare credentialing situation. For many years, Medicare has not allowed Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists to be [...]

Verification of Benefits

Billing Tips, Business Tips, Insurance|

When you decide to take a new client, there is nothing worse than realizing after you see them that they aren't covered by their insurance. Many people don't actually know what their insurance covers until they are denied for something. Learn about verification of benefits, why it is important to verify before you see a new client and how to verify benefits.

Understanding Insurance

Insurance, Private Practice|

There are hundreds of different insurance companies out there. And thousands of insurance products. It's hard to understand what is covered and what isn't. Understanding insurance can seem impossible but there are a few basics [...]

Getting on a Closed Insurance Panel

Credentialing, Insurance, Private Practice, Starting a Private Practice|

When you apply to be a provider for an insurance company, sometimes they will say they are closed to new providers in your area. They will say they have too many providers to credential anyone [...]