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Rates & Insurance

Rates & Insurance

Rates

$225 per 50 minute session

Insurance

Like most experienced psychologists in the DC metro area, I am not in-network with any insurance companies.  My rate is consistent with the typical provider charge in the area.  If you would like more information about typical provider charges for any medical service, you might check the Fair Health Consumer, a consumer rights website.  In 2020, the out-of-network rate for individual therapy (CPT code 90834) is $200 in Bethesda.

Depending on your current health insurance provider or employee benefit plan, it is possible for services to be covered in full or in part using out of network coverage. Most clients are reimbursed 50% – 80% of their fees by their insurance company.  I am happy to help you file for reimbursement from your insurance company.

Please contact your provider to verify how your plan compensates you for psychotherapy services.

I’d recommend asking these questions to your insurance provider to help determine your benefits:

  • Does my health insurance plan include mental health benefits?
  • Do I have a deductible? If so, what is it and have I met it yet?
  • After reaching my deductible, what amount of services does the insurance company cover?
  • Does my plan limit how many sessions per calendar year I can have? If so, what is the limit?
  • Do I need written approval from my primary care physician in order for services to be covered?

Payment

I accept cash, check and all major credit cards as forms of payment.

Cancellation Policy

For individual, couples, and family therapy, Bethesda Psychological and Family Services requests 48 hours notice to cancel an appointment to maximize the appointment availability for all other clients.  Please be aware that failure to do so will result in a charge of the full session fee.   I understand that, at the discretion of my therapist, this fee will be waived in the event of significant illness or family emergency, or in the event that I am able to reschedule my appointment for an alternate available time during the same week. 

For group therapy, I understand that I am responsible for the full fee for group each week whether or not I attend, and I will be charged monthly based on the number of times the group is scheduled to meet during that month.  

Any Other Questions

Please contact me for any additional questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you!

 

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4809 St. Elmo Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

drleary@matthewleary.com
(240) 205-4677

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