Standard Session Rates:
$100.00 Individual session
$130.00 Couple's session
Although I am not contracted as a preferred provider with any insurance companies, my services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan as out of network. I provide a monthly receipt with the proper codes so that you can submit to your insurance company should you wish to do so. Please note that this receipt will include a diagnostic code that does become part of your record.
Please check your coverage carefully by asking the following questions:
- Do I have mental health insurance benefits?
- Does my coverage include out-of-network providers?
- What is my deductible and has it been met?
- How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?
- What is the coverage amount per therapy session?
- Is approval required from my primary care physician?
Confidentiality and Insurance
When you pay privately, your sessions and treatment are completely confidential and never leave the room. Progress notes aren’t accessed by a server, or sent to insurance companies via the web.
When you involve your insurance company your confidentiality is relinquished. Your insurance company is permitted access to your mental health records. This means your privacy and confidentiality regarding treatment is no longer guaranteed. Insurance companies are interested in the particulars of your progress, like how your therapist justifies each sessions, and how the process relates to a major mental illness. This is why many mental health therapists have chosen to remain as out-of-network providers. Keep in mind that even as out-of-network providers, if you request a receipt to submit for reimbursement to your insurance company your therapist is required to include a mental health diagnostic code(s) on your receipt. Without a diagnostic code your insurance company will deny reinbursement.
I accept cash, checks and most major credit cards for payment. Payment is due at the time services are rendered.
If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified me at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session. If you reschedule your session for the same week you will not be charged for the late cancellation.
Request a therapy appointment online here.
Questions? Please contact me for further information.