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Services

Phone Consultation     Free

This is your opportunity to tell me more about you and ask questions to be sure we are a good fit. We will also discuss the best time to schedule your initial appointment. 

Nutrition Assessment     $80

This one-hour first session is necessary in order to begin nutrition sessions. During this assessment, we will discuss your nutrition/eating history, physical symptoms, and weight history. We will also discuss goals for treatment and your treatment plan. 

Nutrition Appointment for eating disorders

Follow-up Appointment     $50

After the initial nutrition assessment appointment, we will meet for 30 minutes for follow-up sessions. During these sessions we will discuss treatment plan progress, meal planning, nutrition education, improving body image, and future goals. These sessions can be as frequent or infrequent as needed. When first starting, it is recommended that you schedule weekly sessions. 

Please call or email to schedule an appointment. 

Appointments can typically be scheduled during normal business hours, in the evenings, or on Saturdays. 

Payment Options

  • Compassionate Nutrition is in network with the following providers:

    • Medica

    • BlueCross BlueShield

    • United Healthcare

  • Other payment options: cash, check, credit cards, health savings account cards

  • Payment is required at the time of service. 

  • You may also request a superbill that you can submit to your health insurance company. This does not guarantee reimbursement, but your insurance company may reimburse you for the cost of the session. 

What to Ask Your Insurance Company

Does my plan cover outpatient nutrition counseling? (CPT codes: 97802, 97803)

    • If yes, how many sessions are allowed?

    • Does my plan cover visits that are “medically necessary” or do they also cover preventative services?

    • If you don’t have coverage with those CPT codes, ask about CPT codes: 99401, 99402, 99403, and 99404.

  1. Will my diagnosis be covered?

    • If the insurance asks for a diagnosis code, ask about diagnosis code Z71.3 or Z72.4.

    • If you have an eating disorder, ask the insurance about your specific eating disorder diagnosis in addition to the Z71.3 and Z72.4

      • Anorexia, restricting type: F50.01

      • Anorexia, binge eating/purging type: F50.02

      • Bulimia: F50.2

      • OSFED (atypical anorexia or bulimia): F50.89

      • ARFID (avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder): F50.82

      • Binge eating disorder: F50.81

  2. Do I have a deductible to meet first?

    • If yes, how much is the deductible?

    • How much of the deductible have I met?

  3. Do I have a copay or co-insurance for outpatient nutrition counseling?

  4. How many visits do I have per calendar year?

    • Depending on the insurance plan, the number of visits may vary from 0 to unlimited.

  5. Are telehealth/virtual visits covered?

  6. Is a doctor’s referral required?

 

Record the representative’s name and reference number when checking your benefits. This information will be necessary if you ever need to dispute a rejected claim.