Insurance: A Winning Strategy for Health Care Organizations

Monday, October 10
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM (Eastern Time)
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 170686


You can improve your financial health and the health of patients by accepting and understanding insurance. Whether you are a registered dietitian nutritionist in a small rural private practice or a clinical nutrition manager at a large university hospital, insurance can be a powerful tool. This presentation will examine the contemporary issues RDNs experience with health insurance. It will also provide participants with a clear, actionable plan for RDNs to be agents of change. Health insurance expertise among RDNs can improve health equity and ensure the success of all types of healthcare organizations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate how contemporary issues can positively impact insurance-based dietitians and their respective organizations
  • Identify the vast opportunities organizations have to provide equitable access for medical nutrition therapy by increasing insurance enrollment of their RDNs
  • Design insurance-based business models that create multi-streams of revenue for any type of healthcare organization

Performance Indicators:

  • 1.1.2 Pursues and embraces opportunities to advance practice.
  • 3.2.8 Challenges, encourages and supports others to take action to advance the profession.
  • 3.3.5 Advocates for financial support and insurance coverage for patients / clients to ensure access to nutrition services.