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To take insurance or not to take insurance? Such a big question! But it also conceals the complexity of the process. Once you decide to “take insurance,” there are many steps between deciding and actually billing your first insurance claim (and getting paid for it!). Join this insurance mini-series to learn the ins and outs of credentialing, billing, and getting paid by insurance panels.
Today’s episode is all about the first step in the insurance process: credentialing. We’ll talk through each step necessary to start the credentialing application. I’ll also talk through the pros and cons of doing it yourself vs. hiring a credentialing service. Here are a few topics we cover: What you need before you start the process
- What you need before you start the process
- Steps in the credentialing process
- What to do if your application is rejected
Cool Things Mentioned
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About Dr. Jeremy Sharp
I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and grew to include 12 licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.
As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.
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