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Navigating the world of therapy and insurance can be overwhelming. You may have found the perfect therapist for you, but they are not in your insurance network. This can be discouraging and make you feel like you can’t afford the care you need. However, there is a solution that many people are not aware of – the superbill. In this beginner’s guide, we will break down what a superbill is and how it can save you money on therapy, allowing you to receive the best care for your mental health without breaking the bank.


Why it’s important to find the right therapist for you, network or not!

Finding the right therapist is really, really important, whether they are in your insurance network or not. Why, you ask? Well, because therapy is all about talking and opening up about your feelings. And you need to feel comfortable with the person you’re talking to. If you don’t feel a good connection with your therapist, it can be hard to be open and honest. And that’s what therapy is all about – being able to share your thoughts and emotions. So, it’s super important to find a therapist who you feel comfortable with, even if they’re not in your insurance network. Trust me, it’s worth it!


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Okay, so let’s talk about what you need to know if you want to see a therapist who is not in your insurance network. First of all, it’s important to know that you have options! Just because a therapist isn’t in your network, doesn’t mean you can’t see them. It’s always best to call your insurance company (the phone number is usually located on the back of your insurance card) and see what your out-of-network benefits are. Some common questions to ask are:

  • Do I have out of network benefits? If so, what is the coverage?
  • Do I have an out of network deductible?
  • Do I need a “prior authorization” to see the therapist of my choosing?
  • How and where do I submit my Superbill?
  • Do my benefits cover counseling services?

Once you find that out, you can still see the therapist of your choice and pay for the sessions out of pocket. This might sound expensive, but don’t worry! There are ways to get some of that money back. One option is to ask your therapist if they can provide you with a superbill. This is basically a detailed receipt that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.


Understanding the Superbill and How It Can Help You Get Reimbursed

So, what exactly is a superbill and how can it help you get your money back for therapy? Well, like we said, a superbill is a detailed receipt that your therapist can give you after each session. It has all the important information about your therapy session, like the date, the length of the session, diagnosis, and cost.

Basically, you pay the full cost of the session at the time of the appointment. You can then take the superbill and submit it to your insurance company either through fax or mail. They will review it and decide how much they will reimburse you for the therapy session based on your plans out of network coverage. They usually reimburse you directly through a check in the mail. It’s like getting a little bit of your money back! So, don’t forget to ask your therapist for a superbill – it can save you some moolah!


The role of your therapist in handling your insurance claim and Superbill

So, now you know what a superbill is and how it can save you money on therapy. But what about the role of your therapist in all of this insurance stuff? Well, your therapist plays an important role in handling your insurance claim. They can help you by providing you with the superbill after each session and any other necessary documents that your insurance company may need. They can also answer any questions you have about the reimbursement process. Your therapist is there to support you and help you navigate the world of insurance, so don’t hesitate to ask them for assistance.


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Remember, it’s important to take care of your mental health. Don’t let the cost of therapy stop you from finding the right therapist for you. Even if they’re not in your insurance network, you can still see them and ask for a superbill. This little piece of paper can help you get some of your money back from the insurance company. So, focus on finding someone you feel comfortable talking to. Your mental health is worth it! Take charge of your mental health care and make informed decisions that will benefit you.


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Our team knows you may struggle with a variety of mental health issues. This is why we are happy to offer support for your mental wellness from our New Bern, NC-based practice. Our therapists specialize specifically in therapy for military familieschronic illness counseling, and addiction counseling. We also offer life transition counselinganxiety treatment, and trauma therapy. Let’s work together to get you to a good place!