Fees are payable at the time services are provided — by cash or check only. Psychotherapy services may also be covered by your health insurance or benefit plan.
Please check your coverage to determine if you have benefits for mental health care, your deductible amount, and the percentage of reimbursement for out-of-network providers. There may be other limitations under your plan, including the number of sessions or the amount of coverage per session. Your insurance may also require you to obtain a referral from your primary care physician.
Although I do not file with your insurance company for you, I will provide you with the paperwork required to request reimbursement from your insurance company if you request it.
In order to use your insurance, current standards require that you must qualify for a diagnosis, which will become part of your medical record. Your privacy is very important. We can discuss the diagnosis that would be shared with your insurance company and what it means.
Also, be advised that your diagnosis will become part of your permanent medical record, which can impact other aspects, such as medical, disability, or life insurance decisions.