Getting Started: Payment Basics

The Academy seeks to empower dietetics professionals to be successful at delivering high quality nutrition services and getting paid. This includes working to expand consumer access and coverage for Medical Nutrition Therapy and the broad range of services provided by dietetics professionals, while working to achieve competitive compensation for quality nutrition services.

This section contains important information and resources to understand the business of health care and nutrition, regardless of the practice setting. Learn how health care providers are recognized and credentialed, understand health insurance and programs that offer nutrition benefits, and learn about smart business practices when offering MNT services. Whether it is public or private payers, the information needed to get paid is here.