Telemedicine is available to all clients using HIPAA compliant Doxy.me.
No special software required.
If you enter your insurance information on secure portal it will be checked in advance of your appointment by billing clearninghouse which takes approximately 24 hours. Also, you may look on your insurance card to locate a phone number specifically for behavioral health or mental health benefits (it is often on the back of the card). Call that phone number or Customer Service if you do not have a specific mental health/behavioral health number listed on your card. You will be asked to provide your name and Subscriber ID. Ask how many sessions you are allowed each year and verify your co-pay amount. The co-pay is the amount you pay to your provider at the time of service. Understand how your deductible works, if you have one., and if it is waived for behavioral heatlh Ask if Lois Bernard, LCSW is a provider (“in network”) on your particular plan.
Enter your information on site linked above. This will enable us to check your insurance coverage so that you are clear as to your financial responsibility for obtaining treatmen.
Insurances Accepted and filed for you: Medicaid, Medicare, United Behavioral Health, United Healthcare Community Plan, Healthy Blue, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Wellcare, AmeriHealth Caritas, Cigna and Humana. Self-pay is $120 for a 60 minute session, $90 for 45 minute session.
Individualized Treatment Plans are done for all clients.