The Onboarding Process For Joining NutriScape

No doubt about it, there’s a process to go through to begin providing telehealth online. From choosing a HIPAA compliant portal to planning for your accounting processes, NutriScape hopes to simplify the overwhelm that comes with creating and marketing your independent business.

This post is a preview of some of the nuts and bolts details that NutriScape will need in order to get your business up and running. Here is the link to download this list as a PDF.

Demographics:

  • Email address:*_____________________
  • Name (Last, First, Middle Initial) :*_____________________
  • Professional Credentials to be listed after your name:*_____________________ (Due to technicalities in certain state laws, we do not list license/certification credentials on the site.)
  • Home Mailing Address:*_____________________
  • Professional Office Address:*_____________________
  • Fax Number:*_____________________
  • Office Number:*_____________________
  • Cell Number:*_____________________

Gather Professional Documents for Upload:

  • Dietetic Registration Number: _______________________
  • NPI Number: ______________________
  • State Dietetic License Document(s)
  • Dietetic Registration Certificate.  This Can Be Downloaded from the Academy Website or upload your signed dietetic registration card.
  • State Dietetic License or Certification Document (if applicable).
  • Professional Liability Insurance Face Sheet
  • Professional Image File (jpg or .png)
  • Resume (It doesn’t have to be fancy!)

General Business Requirements:

  • Establish your new business entity if needed, and make plans for taxes and bookkeeping. See our reference.
  • State Business License Document.

Financial account details:

  • Business Credit Card
  • Business Bank Account Numbers for Funds Deposits

Your Nutrition Billing Policies:

  • Do You Commit to Providing Each Client with a Superbill? (required)*
  • Do You Bill Insurance? _____________________________
  • Which insurance companies consider you an “In-Network” provider? ________________________________________________
  • Briefly explain your insurance billing policies to be displayed on your RDN profile page: _______________________________________

Write A Dietitian Profile Page that Sells:

List Your Local Nutrition Services:

  • Professional Office Address:_______________________
  • Other Settings where You Provide Individual Services
    • Client’s Home
    • Supermarket, Restaurant, Coffee Shop
    • Other: _______________________________________

Choose Your Nutrition Telehealth Platform:

NutriScape.NET charges a service fee equal to 20% of affiliate dietitian’s total telehealth revenue based on financial data from Kalix or Stripe.  Local revenue is excluded from the fee calculation for Kalix users.  For users of other platforms, the total income to the connected Stripe account will be used for fee calculations.

  • KALIX:
  • With your permission, NutriScape will set up your Kalix account.
  • Date requested for 30 day trial to begin:_____________________
  • When the trial ends, the Virtual Practice Account the cost of this HIPAA compliant EMR and telehealth portal is $47/month or $470/year with a 20% discount for the first year with discount code: “kalixnutriscape”.
  • DOXY.ME: A NutriScape.NET onboarding appointment will be scheduled for setting up the Doxy.me portal and connected stripe account. 
  • OTHER HIPAA compliant telehealth portal):______________________

Allow Stripe Access if your telehealth platform is not Kalix (if applicable):

  • Use Stripe to accept payments as only Stripe allows for a “View Only” administrative login to provide the data needed for processing the 20% listing fee. 
  • Grant Administrative “View Only” access to NutriScape for your telehealth Stripe account.  (View Instructions)

List Your Nutrition Care Specialties: 

  • Weight Management for Adults
  • Weight Management for Kids and Teens
  • Bariatric Surgery preparation and follow-up
  • Malnutrition and/or Underweight
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Vomiting
  • Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance
  • Lactation Consulting
  • Nutrition in Cancer Treatment
  • Nutrition in Cancer Prevention and Recovery
  • Liver Disease
  • Autism
  • Gout
  • PCOS
  • Kidney Stones
  • Renal Failure
  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Wounds
  • Nutrition Support
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Prediabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Reactive Hypoglycemia
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Pregnancy
  • Normal Nutrition for Young Families
  • Nutrition in Menopause
  • Geriatric Nutrition
  • Dysphagia
  • GERD
  • IBS and FODMaPs Diet
  • Crohns
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Others:________________________________

Your Next Step

Again, here is the link to download this PDF Checklist. When you are ready to get started on the actual document, send a request to Join-us@nutriscape.net.

Our team is looking forward to talking with you about your business goals. You can access our schedule here.

About the Author

Stephanie Figon, MS, RDN, LD

Founder of NutriScape.NET. As a dietitian since 1992, Steph Figon has had experiences in consulting, 15 years in clinical, and has operated a private practice nutrition counseling office for since 2011. The RDNutriScape Instagram