Insurance Coverage for Nutrition Counseling

Your nutrition counseling appointments may be covered if you are a member of Blue Cross Blue Shield.

With any insurance coverage, whether with Blue Cross Blue Shield or with other carriers, it is your responsibility to contact a member services representative of your insurance provider to check coverage.

To help, we've put together some important questions to ask your member services representative along with frequently asked questions regarding insurance coverage. Click here for a printer-friendly PDF of The Insurance Handout.

Frequently asked questions about insurance coverage

Q: Will my policy cover nutritional counseling? Answer

Q: I have Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance from a state other than Minnesota, will I be covered? Answer

Q: Do you accept insurance other than Blue Cross and Blue Shield? Answer

Q: What if Blue Cross and Blue Shield is your secondary insurance? Answer

Q: Does Medicare or my Medicare supplemental insurance cover nutritional counseling? Answer

Q: What if my insurance doesn’t cover nutrition counseling or denies coverage once a claim is submitted? Answer

Q: Does insurance cover phone or SKYPE consultations? Answer

Q: Will I have a co-pay for a nutrition counseling appointment? Answer

Q: Will I need a referral from my doctor? Answer

Q: How many times can I see a nutritionist? Answer

Q: Can I use my HSA or FSA account to pay for products and services at Nutritional Weight & Wellness? Answer

Q: Does insurance cover nutrition classes? Answer