FAQs

FAQs

Questions about therapy

Frequently asked questions
A   Complete the New Patient Inquiry Form. Once it has been received and reviewed, Dr. Levenson will reach out to you by email to schedule a time to speak briefly over the phone.
A   If you decide that you would like to proceed with therapy, you will be scheduled for an initial evaluation appointment which will last between 60-90 min. Upon scheduling your first appointment, you will receive a link by email to a HIPAA compliant client portal. Please follow that link to complete the forms at least 24 hrs before your first session.

You will also receive a text message with a link for a HIPAA compliant telehealth platform. This is the app that will be utilized for our video telehealth sessions. Once you have created an account, you can access the video sessions through your computer, tablet, or cell phone. 

A   You will be scheduled for weekly to bi-weekly follow up sessions lasting approximately 45 minutes. Sessions will be scheduled depending upon your needs and scheduling availability.

A   Sessions are available Mon-Thurs 8am-3pm CST. Patient and provider will find a time that works best for you. School and/or works excuses are available upon request. 

A  Current fees for services, effective January 1, 2022

  • Initial 60-90 minute evaluation/consultation is $250
  • Approximately 60 minute follow up sessions are $250
  • Approximately 45 minute follow up sessions are $200

Good Faith Estimate Disclaimer:

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.

You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost

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 for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.
  • Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service.
  • 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

A  PSYPACT is an interstate compact which offers a voluntary expedited pathway for practice to qualified psychologists who wish to practice in multiple states. This allows for Dr. Levenson to practice telepsychology in the following states:

Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
Colorado
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Kansas
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin

Several other states have PSYPACT legislation pending.

A   This is dependent on where you are located for services.

NORTH CAROLINA, FLORIDA, and ALL OTHER PSYPACT STATES: Dr. Levenson is not a network provider for any insurance carriers in NC, FL, or any other PSYPACT states at this time. As a result, all services offered to patients in these states are cash pay. She is happy to provide you with a receipt to submit on your own. You may be eligible for out-of-network reimbursement. You will need to contact your insurance provider to confirm your out-of-network benefits.

MISSISSIPPI: Dr. Levenson is a network provider for BCBS, First Choice/SAS/Humana, and Medicare. Dr. Levenson is a certified non-network provider for Tricare. For Tricare, she will submit authorization for services and services will be covered based upon your plan requirements. If you have an insurance carrier in which Dr. Levenson is not a provider, a cash pay option is available. You may discuss rates with Dr. Levenson as needed. She is happy to provide you with a receipt to submit on your own. You may be eligible for out-of-network reimbursement. You will need to contact your insurance provider to confirm your out-of-network benefits.

Good Faith Estimate Disclaimer:

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.

You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost

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 for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.
  • Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service.
  • 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