Working with Insurance in Private Practice

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Presented by Dr. Ajita Robinson 

This is a business of practice event hosted by MPA's Professional Practice Committee and not eligible for CE credit.

$20/MPA members  $45/Nonmembers

Online via Zoom 

In this presentation, Dr. Robinson will cover the following:

  • How to navigate verifying benefits, submitting claims, and getting paid by insurance panels whether you are in or out of network
  • Credentialing steps from how to set up your CAQH, update your NPI, research which panels to join all the way through how to understand your contract, and what to do if the panel is closed. 
  • Understanding telehealth billing, prior authorizations, and how to work claims denials
  • How to seek rate increases

Lots of time dedicated to questions about the specific insurance challenges you face in your practice



Dr. Ajita Robinson is the owner of Friends in Transitioning counseling group in Bethesda, an insurance-based practice. She is a professor, international bestselling author, and circuit speaker. Dr. Robinson is the creator/leader of the Mastering Insurance for Mental Health Professionals Facebook group with 7800 members, and runs where she offers beginner and advanced courses to therapists with questions about accepting insurance in their private practices.