You may know Amy Hager from her Colorado Mountain Dwelling enterprise, however what you didn’t know is that she’s the only real proprietor of most of her companies, together with Amy Hager, RDN, which started in 2013 when Hager was keen to flee the organized healthcare trade.
She was wanting to be taught the ins and outs of beginning a observe as a dietician. Hager runs an insurance-based telehealth diet observe, aiding shoppers engaged on bettering well being circumstances resembling diabetes, coronary heart illness, and weight problems.
As a registered dietitian, she works with insurance coverage corporations to counsel shoppers on diet. For people who weren’t conscious, it’s widespread for a lot of plans to supply 100% protection for medical diet remedy, even for a number of, ongoing appointments.
So far as Hager is aware of, there may be not one other registered dietician within the Peak to Peak area in-network with a number of insurance coverage. She provides telehealth (video visits) as the first avenue for consults. An awesome profit, as typically on this space, entry to healthcare might be impacted by geographic location and climate circumstances.
Although Hager is the one worker, she covers extra than simply Colorado. She’s self-taught in enterprise, has bachelor’s and grasp’s levels in diet, and is an authorized Well being Coach and Diabetes Educator. Who higher to supply dietary recommendation?
Not like loads of companies, Covid jump-started Hager’s enterprise. Taking a 3 yr break from non-public observe when she and her husband moved to Colorado 5 years in the past, she was unsure a few native enterprise in a rural setting.
Hager confesses, “I used to be doing digital work as a dietitian through the pandemic, then heard different dietitians discussing how insurance coverage was masking telehealth. I stop my job (sure, through the pandemic) and took steps to re-open my diet observe, this time in Colorado. Final yr, I used to be maxed out with digital consumer visits from Colorado, Arizona, and Virginia.”
With extra exercise within the first two quarters of the yr, Hager predicts her telehealth enterprise to be seasonal. Working a private enterprise, nevertheless, provides Hager the chance to be versatile. It’s what she loves about it.
When requested what her favourite half about what she does is, she delightedly responds, “I like guiding shoppers by means of conduct change and seeing how empowered they develop into to attain objectives they set. It’s nice to listen to about their wins and achievements.”
To be taught extra go to www.amyhagerrdn.com/. Discover Amy Hager, RDN on social media at www.linkedin.com/in/amy-hager-rdn/. Amy Hager might be reached by telephone at 919-272-7350.
Sponsored by Gilpin County Commissioners, with funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.