Note: CA rules are every different than other states.
Niki's Pro Tip - Accept all insurance & hire a bookkeeper for the first two years. Smooth out your solo practice edges, build your clientele and your bank account. After that you chase the private pay dream.
Insurance Billing Basics: The complete guide to getting started with insurance for private practice
Explaining EOBs (explanation of benefits) aka RA Remittance advice
Helpful tips and advice on setting up your office to work from home.