21 episodes

Insurance Answers is a pro-insurance podcast for social workers, counselors, and psychologists to answer all of your credentialing and billing questions. The information on this podcast is based on the opinions and experiences of Katia Callan, LCSW-C and Danielle Kepler, LCPC in relation to their respective private practices and being paneled with various insurance companies. They are providing information based on the credentialing process, communicating with various companies, and the billing process. For more information please visit our FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/insuranceanswerspodcast/

Insurance Answers Podcast Katia Callan, LCSW-C & Danielle Kepler, LCPC

    • Careers
    • 4.8, 35 Ratings

Insurance Answers is a pro-insurance podcast for social workers, counselors, and psychologists to answer all of your credentialing and billing questions. The information on this podcast is based on the opinions and experiences of Katia Callan, LCSW-C and Danielle Kepler, LCPC in relation to their respective private practices and being paneled with various insurance companies. They are providing information based on the credentialing process, communicating with various companies, and the billing process. For more information please visit our FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/insuranceanswerspodcast/

    Episode 20

    Episode 20

    In Episode 20: Katia interviews Danielle about why an insurance company provider panel may be closed, options on how to appeal a rejection from a panel, such as writing an appeal letter as well as other options to try to get on a closed insurance panel. 

    • 10 min
    Episode 19 Insurance Billing for Psychologists: Guest Interview

    Episode 19 Insurance Billing for Psychologists: Guest Interview

    In Episode 19, Katia and Danielle interview Dr. Jeremy Sharp, licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009. Jeremy specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents. He is also the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, providing private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow testing services in their practices. Jeremy shares his insight with us into how to manage a practice that is testing based. You can check out more about Jeremy by following links on our page!
    Visit our Facebook Page for the show note & more information on this episode. 

    • 32 min
    Episode 18 Moving Offices

    Episode 18 Moving Offices

    In Episode 18, Katia interviews Danielle all about tips and tricks of updating information for a seamless transition when moving offices. While this might seem like a simple one, when it comes to insurance updating your address is essential. Visit the IAP Facebook Page for show notes and resources for this episode.

    • 14 min
    Episode 17 New Year - Best Practices

    Episode 17 New Year - Best Practices

    In Episode 17, Danielle asks Katia about what she does to prepare for the new year insurance-wise and practice-wise. Topics include: what to ask clients in the new year regarding insurance, how to explain to clients about their deductibles resetting and options to provide them, and general best practices for your practice such as resigning ROIs and gathering your expenses from the last year. Visit our Facebook Page for the show note on this episode. 

    • 17 min
    Episode 16 Group to Solo Practice Switching Insurance Credentialing

    Episode 16 Group to Solo Practice Switching Insurance Credentialing

    In this episode, Katia asks Danielle about the process of switching your group practice credentialing over to a solo practice. Danielle answers questions about what you need before switching over your credentialing, how to update the insurance companies with your new practice information, and some pro-tips on how to streamline the process. Visit our Facebook page for show notes on this episode. 

    • 17 min
    Episode 15 Solo to Group Practice Switching Insurance Credentialing

    Episode 15 Solo to Group Practice Switching Insurance Credentialing

    In Episode 15, Danielle asks Katia about the process of switching from a solo to a group practice and the ins and outs of setting up this structure when accepting insurance. Katia answers questions about infrastructure, changing the credentialing status, as well as general billing for a group. Visit our Facebook page for show notes and resources for this episode.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Doctoral student psych ,

Extremely helpful

I hope the podcast continues!!

Sara Makin ,

Extremely useful !

Amazing podcast and so helpful !

ThompsonChildTherapy ,

You will not be disappointed!

This podcast was paramount in helping me open a private practice and get credentialed in 30 days! Danielle's help in dictating how tenacious one has to be was so helpful as I switched from group to solo practice and I was full within 30 days of opening with my ideal clients. Cannot thank her & Katia enough!

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