PAYMENT & INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT Services Can Be Tax Deductible-Click Here Credentials See Services for a summary of estimated costs and procedure codes: Services Dr. Smith does not bill or participate with insurance companies. Participation with insurance companies usually restricts the nature of evaluations that can be performed. Consequently, Dr. Smith does not participate with insurance companies nor submit billing statements to insurance companies. However, most insurance companies allow you to consult non participating providers and submit a billing statement for reimbursement. Many insurance carriers reimburse the cost for part or all of evaluation services, even from non-participating providers. Please check with your insurance company prior to the appointments to determine reimbursement. Payment is expected on the day of service. Dr. Smith will provide you with an itemized statement with applicable procedure and diagnostic codes needed for you to submit a claim to your insurance company. The following methods of payment are accepted: Visa MasterCard American Express Discover Procedure codes are listed in each service description (in the description of services page) to assist you when you check with your insurance about coverage. Insurance company reimbursement is based on the number of hours (units) of each applicable procedure code. This usually involves one hour (unit) of Intake Interview (90791) and 8 hours (units) of Neuropsychological Testing (96118), though this may vary depending on the needs of a particular evaluation. Below is also a separate list of some of the most common procedure and diagnostic codes that may be applicable in your evaluation. Contact your insurance company to acquire accurate information concerning what is covered and the amounts covered. You need two different pieces of information when talking to your insurance policy about coverage. The Procedure Codes and Diagnostic code are needed when discussing this with your insurance.
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