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We accept most insurances. However, all insurances do not provide coverage for all services. Also, we are enrolled in several insurance panels as individuals, so not all clinicians will be on the same insurance panels. Please check with your health insurance carrier to make sure that the clinician with whom you have an appointment is a provider with your insurance. It is also important to check to see if you need prior authorization for an appointment with us. If you do, it is important that you obtain authorization prior to the appointment, or you might be financially responsible for the appointment. When you obtain prior authorization, please obtain a general authorization. If you desire a specialized service, such as psychological testing, we will discuss that at your appointment and then determine what further steps we might need to take to get it approved.


We have had great difficulty getting insurance companies to pay for neurofeedback and brain mapping. We have had a number of health insurance companies assure us and our patients that these services were covered to be provided by us, only to have the companies deny the claims, resulting in very time consuming and frustrating attempts by us and our patients to get the insurance companies to pay for these services. Therefore, if you speak to your insurance company and the representative agrees that the service is covered, clarify that we are covered to provide the service and GET IT IN WRITING. Unfortunately, if they refuse to authorize what they say in writing, then there is no guarantee that the services will be paid for.


If you are interested in checking with your insurance carrier about coverage for neurofeedback training, you can ask them if your benefits include the following procedure codes, if they are covered for the specific provider you will be seeing,if you need prior approval for these services and what they pay for the services;
 
90834 Psychotherapy (ask whether neurofeedback or biofeedback is allowable under this procedure code)
90876 Individual psychophysiological therapy including
biofeedback
90901 Biofeedback

PLEASE NOTE:  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts has a specific policy excluding coverage for neurofeedack.  So, even if they cover the numeric codes above, they cannot be used to bill neurofeedback on BCBC Massachusetts plans.
 

In our experience, insurances do not provide coverage coverage for
brain mapping (quantitative EEG), so this will have to be a self-pay service, if desired.