Payment is due at the time services are provided - Billing for an initial session includes an intake review and assessment at the rate of $215.00 for this first 60 minute period. All subsequent sessions are 50 min and charged at a rate of $195.00 per session.
Our Counselors time is important and valuable just as yours. Based on acute individual needs and circumstances, we may be able to accommodate you with a sliding scale lower rate. An active payment method on file is our office policy and a requirement for continuation of service.
Payment options: Payment is due and collected at time of service. All major debit/credit cards and some HSA's are accepted. Please note an active Debit/Credit card is required to schedule an appointment along with a complete MBT Payment Authorization Form. Your payment method will stay on file until all claims have been reimbursed fully. After your card is charged a receipt will be sent via email. Requested Invoices will only be sent to self pay clients. All bounced checks will incur a $30 charge.
Please make sure all health insurance and billing information provided by you is current and active. You and your spouse/partner will be responsible for any and all unpaid balances shall the insurance policy not cover a provided service or fail to reimburse us in full. Any final unpaid and outstanding balances will be sent to collections and clients will be responsible for any and all additional fees and costs involved in procuring such balances. In addition, clients will be financially responsible for contracted balances their insurance carrier refuses to pay.
* If you are currently in the deductible phase of your policy, the practice will be required to secure 70% of your contracted payment in order to be added to the clinical session schedule. There will be no exceptions.
We stress the importance of calling your Health Insurance carrier prior to scheduling any appointment to understand in its entirety authorizations required and all benefits offered.
EAP Benefits: MBT will honor verified authorized therapy sessions from your employer once insurance benefits have been verified and the Intake process completed. We kindly ask that you have this authorization sent from your insurance carrier to our intake department via secure Fax . 561-621-3518 or [email protected]
PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide FMLA,Workplace Accommodation, Short-term disability, Medical Clearance letters when utilizing EAP benefits. In addition, if not indicated at first point of contact by client, MBT reserves the right to deny the such when utilizing regular insurance.
Cancellation Policy: We ask that you be responsible. You shall receive a reminder email prior to your scheduled session but If you fail to show up to your scheduled appointment and have not notified us at least 36 hours in advance, you will be required to pay a cancellation fee of $90.
We are also a professional group practice. As such, our Psychologists, therapists and counselors take your time and theirs seriously.
MBT Contracted Insurance Panels & Care Networks:
AETNA, BCBS, CIGNA, FLORIDA BLUE, HUMANA, WELLCARE, MEDICARE, OPTUM/UNITED HC, OSCAR, MAGELLAN, MILITARY TRICARE, VETERANS AFFAIRS CCN, Friday Health Plans, Bright Health
Employee Assistance Plan's: CuraLinc, BHS, Canopy Wellbeing, OPTUM, Health Advocate, ComPsych & CIGNA Varied.
Our medical billing company Mediprocessing Services has simplified your benefits verification process: (HIPPA COMPLIANT)
* Clients are encouraged to click the link below and provide the necessary insurance information to our Medical Billing Co.
at least 48 hrs in advance of making an appointment.
Our practitioners are both in-network and out-of-network providers for major insurance companies. For in-network please provide your complete insurance information at least 48 hrs prior to the time you'd like to schedule an appointment. If your plan offers out-of-network coverage and you have met your mental health deductible, our services will be covered at a certain percentage, depending on the plan you have, and reimbursed to you after payment to our center. In addition, These services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. Please check into these accordingly!
Please verify your coverage carefully by asking the following questions:
- Are mental health benefits offered to me on my policy?
- What is my mental health deductible and has it been met this year? Do I have a Co Pay or Co Insurance?
- How many MH sessions per calendar year does my plan cover?
- How much does my plan cover for an out-of-network provider?
- What is the coverage amount per therapy session?
- Is an approval required from my primary care physician to see a MH specialist?
Please be aware of the risks and benefits going through your health care coverage for therapy services. Therapists who accept your insurance coverage are required to give you a diagnosis code when they bill your insurance company. Depending on your personal situation, your privacy is less protected when going through your health care coverage. Please ask us about this when you call our office.