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I am opening a chiropractic practice in Fort Collins, CO this spring. I will be graduating from school in about 7 weeks. I understand that I need to be licensed before any work can be done to get on insurance panels. I will have my license at the middle to end of May, 2013. I have decided to use a credentialing service as soon as I receive my license.

My questions are:

  1. How do I know what insurance providers are the major ones in Fort Collins?
  2. Do you guys do work for clinicians opening in Colorado?
  3. How long does it usually take to be credentialed?
  4. What needs to be done on my part to get started?

Thank you,
Jake

Greetings Jake!

Congratulations on nearing graduation! You are correct that you do need to be licensed as a chiropractor before getting networked / credentialed with insurance companies. However, you’re smart to start thinking ahead. I’ll answer your questions below, and then please feel free to call us anytime at 1-855-664-5154.

1. How do I know what insurance providers are the major ones in Fort Collins?

This is a good question. When you sign up, a specialist from our credentialing team will do some research for you. But in general, for a city like Fort Collins, the major companies will be primarily the big national companies: Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, United Heathcare, Tricare, Medicare, Humana, Value Options, Magellan, Multiplan, and a number of others. There may also be some area-specific smaller companies, that we can find for you.

2. Do you guys do work for clinicians opening in Colorado?

Yes! We work with many providers in Colorado, and across the USA.

3. How long does it usually take to be credentialed?

The process usually takes between 90-120 days (3-4 months). Just to be clear, that’s us waiting on the insurance companies 🙂

4. What needs to be done on my part to get started?

Very little. We’ll ask you to fill out one form, called our “master survey” and then our credentialing team will take care of everything from there!

Jake, thanks for the questions! Let’s quickly summarize our services: we want to help you circumnavigate those headaches, that frustration, the stress that occurs as a result of the credentialing process. Our team is made up of skilled, trained, and experience credentialing specialists who can take charge of this process for you: we’ll fill out those applications, do all of the follow up, and do everything we can to get you on those panels. Trust us: we know how to get the job done. Again, feel free to contact our credentialing team anytime at 1-855-664-5154, or learn more on this website, or on our medical credentialing specific website http://medicalcredentialing.org.

Anthony Centore

Anthony Centore

Anthony Centore Ph.D. is Founder and CEO at Thriveworks--a counseling practice, focused on premium client care, with 80+ locations across the USA. He is Private Practice Consultant for the American Counseling Association, columnist for Counseling Today magazine, and Author of How to Thrive in Counseling Private Practice. Anthony is a multistate Licensed Professional Counselor and has been quoted in national media sources including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, and CBS Sunday Morning.

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