INSURANCE. We accept most major insurance plans including,
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, Medicaid (Medical Assistance), Cigna EAP, Compsych EAP, Corpcare, Balance EAP, Johns Hopkins, Beacon, and Wellspring EAP. We also accept all major credit cards, Flex Spending Accounts, and cash payments. You may be required to pay a co-payment, co-insurance or deductible. Clients are responsible for any amounts not covered by insurance.
PROFESSIONAL FEES. The standard fee for the initial intake and assessment is $170.00 and each subsequent session is $130.00. You are responsible for paying at the time of your session unless prior arrangements have been made. Payment must be made by credit or cash, unless you are using your insurance. Any returned payments to our office are subject to an additional fee of up to $25.00. If you fail or refuse to pay the outstanding balance, Wise Mind reserves the right to terminate its relationship with you.
HOURLY RATES AND OTHER SERVICES. Hourly Rates shall be as follows (These services are not covered by insurance): Phone Consultation: $30 per every hour; Court Testimony: $300 per every hour (2 hrs. min payable in advance); Consultation: $100 per every hour (such as IEP meeting, record; review/correspondences); Paperwork Completion: $15 per every fifteen minutes; Medical Records Request: 75 cents per page for copies, plus postage and handling (if applicable).
ATTENDANCE POLICY. With the exception of serious emergencies, it is expected that you keep all scheduled appointments. If you need to reschedule an appointment, please call the office and arrange for a make-up appointment within the same week. You will be charged an $65 no-show fee for canceling an appointment without 24-hour notice or a no-show to a scheduled appointment. You will not be charged for appointments canceled by the therapist, due to inclement whether or because of holiday schedules. If you fail to show up for appointments (without calling) or if you cancel or reschedule more than 3 appointments in a 6-month period of time, or have not been seen for more than 30 days, then you may be discharged as a patient.
About the insurance & fees
“Good Faith Estimate for Health Care Items and Services” Under the No Surprises Act (For use by health care providers, facilities, and providers of air ambulance services no later than January 1, 2022)
Under Section 2799B-6 of the Public Health Service Act and its implementing regulations, health care providers, health care facilities, and providers of air ambulance services are required to provide a good faith estimate of expected charges for items and services to individuals who are not enrolled in a group health plan or group or individual health insurance coverage, or a Federal health care program, or a Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program health benefits plan (uninsured individuals) or not seeking to file a claim with their group health plan, health insurance coverage, or FEHB health benefits plan (self-pay individuals) in writing (and may also provide it orally, if an uninsured (or self-pay) individual requests a good faith estimate in a method other than paper or electronically), upon request or at the time of scheduling health care items and services. For more information visit https://www.cms.gov/files/document/gfe-and-ppdr-requirements-slides.pdf
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