Quite often we are asked if we "accept insurance?"
First, let's clarify a few things:
First, this is actually the incorrect wording as we "accept insurance," however the truth is that your insurance won't pay for what we do.
The correct question is "Will my insurance cover your services?" and that is actually a question for you insurance provider and not our facility.
But before you make the call, you need to be educated as to what you are asking.
The term they are going to use is called "Medical Necessity." When you call, you will need to ask if they consider the services listed in our website tabs "medically necessary."
We can pretty much guarantee the answer will be "no" for the following reasons.
Here are all of the requirements that will need to be met for coverage.
DEFINITION OF MEDICAL NECESSITY:
"Medically Necessary" or "Medical Necessity" refers to health care services that a health care provider, exercising prudent clinical judgment, would provide to a patient. The service must be:
For these purposes, "generally accepted standards of medical practice" means:
Since we do not practice "medical medicine," nor diagnose or treat, and are primarily performing the services for the convenience of you, the patient, to know the true causes; insurance will not cover our services.
We agree with you that our services should be covered and we do not like this any more than you do. But, we are not in any position to argue with the rules of your insurance carrier.
What we can do is keep our fees affordable by working with private labs and diagnostic centers. All of this can be discussed in Your Free Phone Consult.
On a final note, you may want to consider switching to a non-traditional insurance plan that would cover such services.
Here are some websites for you to research, we are sure they are many more. We have no affiliation with any of these companies and they are not listed in any particular order.