1. Dr. Pookie

    Experience with Headway

    Hello all. I'm a PGY-4 graduating this month and preparing to start my solo practice. I plan to start out as an insurance practice and see where things go. Earlier in the year I learned about an organization called Headway, which says they will credential me with around 6 payors and gave me a...
  2. M

    I have compiled a list of cons with being a dentist… let me know if any of these are inaccurate or not common enough

    Lets start with the general state of the profession: The field is getting saturated and will require you to move to a more rural setting to find a job that pays more than $120K. Insurance reimbursements are cut year-after-year, making you have to work harder to collect compensation over...
  3. D

    Recent grad going through dental credentialing

    As the title implies, I am considering applying for credentialing with some insurance companies. As per my reading, you can do it yourself or have a service do it for you. I am wondering if there is comprehensive guide/course to assist? Has anyone tried ADA's CAQH service for dental...
  4. P

    Health and Safety in Clinicals

    My school tells me that if I am injured during clinicals (like a needle stick, eye splash, etc.) that I should NOT go to the occupational health department at the hospital (because I'm not a true employee). Instead, they say I just have to rely on my regular health insurance. Is this common...
  5. 3lindsy5

    CoverMyMeds prior auth issues with Wellmark insurance

    Have any of you guys had any issues submitted prior auths in CoverMyMeds for patients with Wellmark/Caremark pharmacy insurance and it not going through. Wellmark contracts out to caremark to process their claims and prior authorizations. When doing a caremark only PA, I have no issues. With...
  6. Sushirolls

    Practice in Progress

    Building a private practice, N of 1. Enjoy. Month zero: Grand plan was to use money from inpatient gig where independent contractor doing own billings to expedite insurance paneling, so all I had to do was switch over the practice address once opened. Long story short, not a quality place I...

    Metro-Detroit Master Home Buying Seminar

    ****Attention Michigan Physicians**** Are you an attending or resident physician in a Michigan hospital? Do you have student debt and have been told you do not qualify or having trouble qualifying for a mortgage? Not sure who the right real estate or insurance agent is to get the job done for...
  8. S

    Workers comp coverage required for away rotation

    I'm a 3rd year student in Michigan and I'm applying to do an away rotation in Colorado (at Poudre Valley Hospital) in the fall. In emailing with the coordinator, she said that I'm required to have workers compensation insurance to rotate in Colorado. Long story short, my school doesn't provide...
  9. B

    OTC contraceptives now free in Washington state

    Over-the-Counter Contraceptives Are Now Free for Washingtonians With Insurance Any Washingtonian pharmacists try to run a claim for OTC contraceptives yet? What are the limitations? Like, how many condoms can one person get at a time?
  10. Ribonucleic Acid

    Committing Insurance Fraud as a Scribe...

  11. Therapy_Rhapsody

    How to get paid as a postdoc in private practice?

    Hello, I'm planning to move to Oregon and join a group private practice. I will still need about 4 months of postdoc hours before getting licensed once I move to Oregon. Can I get on insurance panels as a postdoc resident? I'm willing to work with kids and I primarily want to work with adults. I...
  12. Brownskinladae

    General liability insurance?

    Hello everyone, My colleague who has her own private practice just mentioned to me that she has both malpractice insurance and general liability insurance for her business (an LLC). I'm only familiar with malpractice insurance. Others out there in the private practice world, do you advise...
  13. A

    Professional Liability Insurance for Undergraduates

    Hello, I'm doing a summer internship and they require proof of insurance. Unfortunately, my school does not provide professional liability insurance for pre-vet students. Is there somewhere I can get it? Thanks!
  14. Quick Credentials

    Credentialing Service

    Welcome to Quick Credentials Not really sure how to get started with credentialing and enrollment? Quick Credentials offers fast and accurate credentialing to get you started seeing patients with ease and confidence.
  15. Quick Credentials


    Quick Credentials offers fast and accurate credentialing to get you started seeing patients with ease and confidence.
  16. Quick Credentials


    Quick Credentials offers fast and accurate credentialing to get you started seeing patients with ease and confidence.
  17. Quick Credentials

    Credentialing Service

    Welcome to Quick Credentials Not really sure how to get started with credentialing and enrollment? Quick Credentials offers fast and accurate credentialing to get you started seeing patients with ease and confidence.
  18. P

    Health Insurance between Residency & Fellowship

    My residency ends on June 30 and my fellowship starts on July 15 so I have at least 2 weeks of no health insurance coverage for both myself and my husband (a freelancer with no employer-assisted health coverage). It will actually be more than 2 weeks since I doubt my fellowship health coverage...
  19. Brownskinladae

    Best location for private practice in the DMV?

    Hello everyone, I am planning to start a private practice in the DC, Maryland, or Virginia area. I am undecided about whether to start a fee-for-service or insurance-based practice. I am leaning towards trying my luck with fee-for-service initially. It would seem that I would need to find an...
  20. J

    Do you need to be individually contracted with insurance when working for a hospital/other org?

    I wanted to find out how contracting with insurance plans works in psychiatry. Say for instance I'm working for a hospital outpatient clinic or mental health services org/non-profit or in an inpatient setting. Do I have to go through the exact same contracting /credentialing process that would...
  21. carlosc1dbz

    Disability insurance, malpractice insurance, anything I am missing?

    Out in the real world, I want to make sure that I have all my bases covered. I don't want to be over insured, but I also want to make sure to have all my bases covered. Talking to insurance companies, they want to sell you everything. Did any of you guys get disability insurance? I am not a...
  22. M

    Disability Insurance

    So my university requires disability insurance to start classes... any recommendations?
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  24. K

    Medical Indemnity/Malpractice for UK Elective? MPS and MDU withdraw coverage

    Hi, I posted this in another forum, but am hoping someone here may have advice! I'm an Irish citizen and I study medicine outside the UK and Ireland, but within the EU. I'm married to a British citizen and my permanent home address is in th UK. I have a few electives lined up for my final...
  25. K

    Medical Indemnity/Malpractice Insurance for Elective in U.K./Ireland???

    Hi, I'm a medical student who studies in the EU with Irish citizenship and I'm married to a U.K. Citizen. I have always been able to get medical indemnity coverage through MPS for clinical electives in the U.K. and Ireland. However, as of October 2016, they have stopped covering citizens who...
  26. L

    Disability Insurance

    Does anyone know of companies that provide disability insurance for first year medical students? Most of the companies I have reached out to do not offer policies until 3rd/4th year. I have contacted my school's financial aid office and am waiting to hear back. Thanks!
  27. T

    Health Insurance in PA/Philadelphia

    PCOM does not offer health insurance and I will no longer be eligible for coverage on my parent's plan. I am funding 100% of my tuition and living expenses through loans and will have $0 income. When I try to sign up for healthcare.gov's obamacare I am told I am ineligible due to $0 income and...
  28. akuko2

    Reimbursement Question

    I have read that the military will reimburse you for your health insurance premium if your school requires you to have a certain amount of coverage. If I get a cheaper policy will they reimburse me for that amount or the amount of the school's policy? I ask because I am trying to stretch the...
  29. S

    University Health Insurance vs. APTA's Health Insurance

    This is a question for PT students who are not on a health plan under their parents and are looking for health insurance options as they start/go to school. I'm aware of the student insurance discussion happening on the pre pt page. However, I was wanting to ask about APTA's insurance for...
  30. S

    private practice, out of network insurance issues

    Ahoy, I've been doing private practice for a bit, providing superbills to patients so they can submit them to their insurance companies for reimbursement. Now, a couple months later I am receiving a letter from Blue shield of CA in regards to a claim submitted by one of my patients saying I...
  31. E

    Disability Insurance Coverage Residency Conversion

    Hi everyone, I just wanted to make everyone aware that a lot of hospital residencies are offering group disability insurance to residents that can be converted to your own individual policy with no medical underwriting, own-occupation, non-cancelable, guaranteed renewable and portable upon...
  32. J

    Medical Indemnity Insurance

    Hi Everyone I am in my 1st year of Medical School and i went to a conference recently (Just to check out the scene). I got chatting to a surgeon and he said that i will need medical indemnity for NHS work which i understand. I know why you need it and what it is. But i am a little nieve on all...
  33. DansStudentDocRole

    Would being a Union Delegate hinder my chances to get into a great med school?

    To Whom It May Concern: Hi. I'm premed. I'm a college senior. I work as a NY hospital nurse attenant and I'm about to become a Union Delegate (healthcare insurance Workers pay organization). Would being a Union Delegate hinder my chances into getting accepted into a medical school? I ask...
  34. T

    HMO plans and reimbursement.

    Hi, everyone. I have a question for the group and in particular for those who have experience with HMO plans. How many HMO plans on average is / can one dental practice be subscribed to ? What is the average number of HMO patients assigned to a dental practice and how much is the...
  35. T

    HMO practices and capitation checks.

    Hi, everyone. I have a question about practice management, HMO insurance and capitation checks. A few years ago while working for a practice that accepted HMO insurance I remember one day when one of the front desk clerks mentioned that just on that one single day she had received $16K in...
  36. P

    Moonlighting curtailed by poor/no reimbursement from insurance companies

    Something our program in Indiana has run into seems to be moonlighting obstacles because in convenient care the insurance companies supposedly won't pay for visits with Doc's who haven't finished residency. I am a U.S. Grad, pgy2, state license, DEA license. Has anyone else run in to this...
  37. X

    Do NOT go into Dentistry - Trust me it is SATURATED

    So - I'd like to begin by first saying that this is a throwaway, because I don't really feel like having any of you discover who I am - (never underestimate the power of the internet. Dentistry is a very “front” facing profession. Your mug will be plastered on the website of whatever office you...