Under the No Surprises Act (H.R. 133 - which went into effect January 1, 2022), health care providers need to give clients or patients who do not have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.
Note: A Good Faith Estimate (GFE) is for your awareness only and is not a contract.
How my office is handling the No Surprises Act -All clients are given the fee structures prior to starting therapy. Since this is provided, and this new law is being rolled out now with anticipated changes to come in implementation, individualized GFE will not be given to individual clients unless requested.
Please let me know if you need a copy of my fee structure and /or would like to request a GFE.
Here is an example of a GFE for weekly, twice a week and bi-weekly (every other week psychotherapy sessions. These prices are after the initial 90 min. session ($370).
It is difficult to determine the length of treatment for mental health care, and each client has a right to decide how long they would like to participate in mental health care. I will work with you to determine how many sessions are needed to receive the greatest benefit based on your clinical concerns.
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