Credentialing Woes, A Cautionary Tale

One of the hallmarks of early spring is the weather that is all over the place. The weather is warm and beautiful, and you finally put all the flowers and vegetables into the ground, only to have frost warnings a few days later. Of course, the age-old saying “April Showers bring May Flowers” tends to …

How Long Does It Take To Start A New Practice? on NPBusiness.ORG

How Long Does It Take To Start A New Practice?

It’s a question recently asked on NPBusiness.org, our business blog. If you’ve been thinking about starting a practice, you’ve probably wondered the same thing. Unfortunately, “how long does it take to start a new practice” doesn’t come with a simple answer. With a range of considerations and decisions affecting the outcome, it’s next to impossible …

Denied...now what?

Denied…what now?

We’ve all been there. The insurance company will not credential me now what? The needed prior authorization for [insert drug, imaging, lab test, etc here] was denied, now what? The claim for a medically necessary visit was denied, now what? One of the most frustrating things for healthcare providers (regardless of the initials after the …

Do It Yourself Credentialing

Can you do your own credentialing?

Of all the things you do to practice medicine, credentialing with insurance companies is likely not on your list of favorites; am I right? Of course, there is no law that says you have to. If you go to a full cash practice, you don’t need to worry about insurance at all. But if you …