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    Rates & Insurance

    Rates (Private Pay)

    $200.00/ 90 Minute Sessions

    $150.00/ 60 Minute Sessions

    (Depending on the number of Private Pay Clients, I may be able to see a number of clients on a Sliding Scale Pay Rate, please inquire if you are interested)

    Insurance

    As of August 1st 2022, I am contracted with Alma to take Aetna, Cigna, and Optum Health Insurance Plans. If you are interested in using your insurance, and beginning services with me, please check out this website.

    https://secure.helloalma.com/providers-landing/

    I have submitted Insurance Applications, and I am waiting for a response to be “In Network” with the following Insurance Panels:

    MHN, Anthem, Blue Shield, KP Direct, Beacon Health Options.

    I cannot confirm that I will eventually be contracted, and I do not know how long it will take, I will update my website when any changes occur. Thanks in advance for your patience.

    Depending on your current health insurance provider or employee benefit plan, it is possible for services to be covered in full or in part. Please contact your insurance or employer to verify how your plan compensates you for psychotherapy services.

    I’d recommend asking these questions to your insurance provider to help determine your benefits:

    • Does my health insurance plan include mental health benefits?
    • Do I have a deductible? If so, what is it and have I met it yet?
    • Does my plan limit how many sessions per calendar year I can have? If so, what is the limit?
    • Do I need written approval from my primary care physician in order for services to be covered?

    *Note: Insurance providers may require prior authorization for services.  Please check with your individual insurance by phone, utilizing the number on the back of your insurance card, prior to engaging in services.

    If you have an insurance plan that I am not in network with, but your plan is a PPO, my services may be partially covered, and I can provide you with a monthly statement of services which you can submit to your insurer for reimbursement. Be sure to check with your insurance company for your plan’s mental health coverage for ‘out of network’ providers. Additionally, if you have a Flex Spending Account (or HSA) and an associated card (with a Visa or MasterCard logo), you may be able to use that account to pay for our sessions.

    Using insurance has risks and benefits. While it can lower costs, it typically requires me to make a clinical diagnosis. This is something that will become part of your medical record and can have current and future implications.  Also, if your insurance denies coverage of services, you will be responsible for payment of services rendered.

    It’s also important to know that using your insurance can impact your ability to control your therapy, as your insurer may limit the number of sessions or what you work on in sessions.

    Payment

    I accept cash, check, FSA, HSA and all major credit cards as forms of payment.

    I use IvyPay for online FSA, HAS, & debit/credit transactions. Here is the website for information.

    I require a current debit/credit card on file, prior to Counseling Services beginning.

    Cancellation Policy

    I understand life is unpredictable, if you cannot cancel before 24 hours, I allow for one appointment to be waived, without a late fee charged.

    After the one missed appointment, If you are unable to attend a session, please make sure you cancel at least 24 hours beforehand. Otherwise, you may be charged for the full rate of the session. My full rate for a 60 min session is $150.00 and for a 90 min session is $200.00.

    If you miss three appointments in a row, We will need to discuss if Counseling is right for you now, and the possibility or referring to another provider or ending services.

    Any Other Questions

    Please contact me for any additional questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you!