***Please note: due to Covid-19, I am currently seeing patients via telehealth with some in person appointments in my Center City practice based on covid rates, clinical needs, and determined based on a discussion together.
If you are interested in becoming a new patient, please note that I am out of network with insurance companies. The fee is due at the time of service. I do not submit claims to insurance companies, but can provide documentation that you may submit to your insurance company for out of network benefit reimbursement.
Please contact your insurance company ahead of time so that you are aware of your specific policy coverage for out of network psychiatric services.
You may want to ask the following questions:
90834/90837 – 45 minutes therapy/>52 min therapy only
99213 + 90836 - brief medication management and therapy
99214/99215 + 90833 – moderate/ complex medication management and therapy.
***Please note, I cannot guarantee that these are the codes that will be used for your visit but these are commonly used codes for the services that I provide.***
My primary focus is being able to assess and provide you with good quality psychiatric treatment based on my own expertise and training. While I strongly believe that people should have access to mental healthcare, I have unfortunately experienced how some insurance companies can impede this goal with frequent requests for paperwork to continue to authorize needed treatment, reimbursements that do not match the time and expertise that is needed for good quality psychiatric care, requests for access to patients' personal records before covering care, and sometimes even trying to dictate treatments rather than accepting the treatment recommendations by the doctor actually seeing you. If you do have a financial constraint based on income, please ask me about any options around a sliding scale fee.