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Insurance & Fees

Insurance

Nutritious Thoughts accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, United Health Care, Medcost, Medicare Part B, and can provide the proper documentation to file a claim with any out of network insurance provider.

Insurance Form
Nutritional Counseling Insurance Coverage Worksheet

Self/Private Pay

Nutritious Thoughts can provide you with a “super bill,” which you can submit to your insurance for possible reimbursement.  If you are a self/private pay client, we ask that you keep a card on file and pay at the time of service.

Good Faith Estimate

Under Section 2799B-6 of the Public Health Service Act, health care providers and health care facilities are required to inform individuals who are not enrolled in a plan or coverage or a Federal health care program, or not seeking to file a claim with their plan or coverage both orally and in writing of their ability, upon request or at the time of scheduling health care items and services, to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” of expected charges.

Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services. You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost, so as of January 1, 2022, if Nutritious Thoughts is not filing directly with your insurance, a Good Faith Estimate will be provided by upon scheduling and/or as requested. While it is difficult to predict the number of sessions you might ultimately need, we strive to be as open as possible about cost of treatment during your process.

If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.

Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate. For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises

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Good Faith Estimate FAQ's

Nutrition Assessments

  • Comprehensive Assessment: approximately 85 min $360
  • Abbreviated Assessment: approximately 55 min $240

Nutrition Follow Ups

  • Full Follow-up: approximately 55 min $230
  • Half Follow-up: approximately 25 min $115
  • Check-In: approximately 10 minutes $55

Coordination of Care

  • Full Coordination of Care: approximately 55 min $140
  • Half Coordination of Care: approximately 25 min $70
  • Check-In: approximately 10 minutes $35

We specialize in Eating Concerns (eating disorders, disordered eating patterns, emotional eating, chronic dieting, weight & body image concerns), Nutrition for Substance Use Recovery, Nutrition for Mental Health, Nutrition for Competitive & Recreational Athletes, Chronic Health Concerns (e.g. diabetes, digestive issues, food allergies, depression, anxiety), and Gestational, Hormonal & Reproductive Nutrition.

Visit Us

31 College Place
Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28801

1612 Asheville Hwy
Suite 1 & 3
Hendersonville, NC 28792

140 Appalachian Street
Suites EE & FF
Boone, NC 28607

Contact Us

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Phone: (828) 333-0096
Fax: (828) 505-8772
Email: adminteam@nutritious-thoughts.com

Nutritious Thoughts' locations have accessible office spaces.

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Who We Are

Registered Dietitians and Licensed Nutritionists located in Asheville, Hendersonville, Boone and Sylva, as well as virtually serving the entire state of North Carolina.