Should Your Practice Accept Insurance? with Lauren Hastings

Should Your Practice Accept Insurance? with Lauren Hastings

Should your private practice accept insurance? 

This is something that a lot of SLPs and OTs wonder about when they open their private practice. There are many things to consider, and in this episode of Private Practice Success Stories, I sat down with Lauren Hastings to dive into the topic. 

Lauren Hastings is a speech-language pathologist, private practitioner, doctoral student, advocate, and educator. Basically, Lauren is a multi-passionate person who I’ve gotten to know over the years because we’re both committed to helping SLPs be successful in private practice. 

Lauren is very knowledgeable about insurance and third-party payer sources, and we get into a lively discussion about whether or not private practices should take insurance, higher credentials, and more. 

If you’ve been thinking about becoming an insurance provider in your private practice, this is a must-listen episode! 

 

In Today’s Episode, We Discuss:

 

  • The importance of mentors and a community when starting a private practice
  • Lauren’s private practice journey
  • Tips for streamlining your systems in your private practice
  • How boundaries help prevent burnout
  • What to consider when you are thinking about accepting insurance
  • Why insurance is a great idea for most people
  • What getting credentialed means and the process of doing it
  • The biggest mistake people make when applying for credentialing
  • Laurens plans for the future of her business and why it’s okay to pivot

 

I hope you enjoyed this episode with Lauren. I love how committed she is to helping private practitioners navigate the insurance world and making it less overwhelming and scary. I also love that she isn’t afraid to pivot and grow. 

To learn more about how we can help you start, grow and scale your private practice, please visit IndependentClinician.com

Whether you want to start a private practice or grow your existing private practice, I can help you get the freedom, flexibility, fulfillment, and financial abundance that you deserve. Visit my website www.independentclinician.com to learn more.

 

Resources Mentioned: 

Follow Lauren on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sassyslp/?hl=en

Follow Lauren on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LaurenHastingsSLP/

Follow Lauren on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauren-hastings-m-s-ccc-slp-96942b36/

 

Where We Can Connect: 

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Follow Me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/independentclinician/

Follow Me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jena.castrocasbon/

 

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Start Your Private Practice is our beginner-level program that covers how to set your practice up on a solid legal foundation and build your initial caseload of paying private clients.

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Grow Your Private Practice is our advanced program for SLPs and OTs with existing practices who want to #LevelUp and strategically grow their practices following a custom Private Practice Growth Plan to scale their income and impact.