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Marrying a Private Practice: Partnering with Insurance Companies, Buying Groups, and Audiology Management Groups

Course: #35409Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 6 Reviews

This multi-course presentation will cover topics that the presenter learned from her own experiences launching a new private practice. The fifth webinar will discuss Medicare, third party payers, and third party administrators, including how to determine the best options for a start-up practice. Additionally, buying groups and audiology management groups will be discussed with the unique role they can provide in COGs cost and business growth.

Preview Exam
Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.15 Intermediate; ACAud/1.5; AHIP/1.5; ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.5; CAA/1.5; IACET/0.2; IHS/1.5; NZAS/2.0; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the information needed for providers and the private practice to enroll in insurance.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to outline the steps required to enroll in Medicare as a provider and practice.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the role of third party payers and third party administrators in a start-up private practice.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Identification Numbers
15-25 Minutes Medicare Enrollment
25-45 Minutes Third Party Payers
45-65 Minutes Third Party Administrators
65-75 Minutes Buying Groups
75-85 Minutes Audiology Management Groups
85-90 Minutes Frequency Asked Questions


6 Reviews


Handouts are available for this course.

pdf cont-ao-marryingprivatepractice-partnering.pdf

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline, and sponsored by Care Credit.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course participation information

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