Insurance Coverage for Nutrition Counseling

Verify Coverage

Your nutrition counseling appointments may be covered if you are a member of BlueCross BlueShield, Medica or Medicare.

It is your responsibility to contact a member services representative to verify coverage. Phone number is on the back of your card. To help, we've put together some important questions to ask your member services representative.

BlueCross BlueShield Members

For a printer-friendly PFD of those questions, click here for The Insurance Handout – Commercial. 

Medica Members

Please contact Shirley at or call 651-288-2709 (you can leave a message anytime, even in the evening or weekend) 

Medica can be harder to verify; Shirley will help with the verification process.

Medicare, Medicare Supplement or Medicare Replacement plans

For a printer-friendly PFD of those questions, click here for The Insurance Handout – Medicare.

Frequently asked questions about insurance coverage

Q: What are your in-network insurances? Answer

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

Q: What is the cost of nutrition counseling? Answer

Q: Will Medicare, a Medicare replacement plan, or a Medicare supplement plan cover nutritional counseling? Answer

Q: Will my Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance or Medica insurance policy cover nutritional counseling? Answer

Q: What if I have more than one insurance policy? Answer

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

Do you still have questions?  Give us a call, 651-699-3438.

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