In some states, insurance coverage for nutrition-related services provided by a qualified licensed nutritionist is expanding.
Annie Kay MS RDN is a BCBS of MA provider, currently for their Indemnity Product, Preferred Provider Arrangement Product and HMO Blue.
For BCBS coverage, you will need a referral from your primary care physician. You will also need permission to meet by telehealth – in-office visits, which are covered, will be available soon.
We do not yet take Medicare, Medicaid, MA Health or other insurance. However we can provide a superbill which can aid with your reimbursement of approved care.
If you have a nutrition-related medical condition (see the list below), call the number on the back of your insurance card to inquire about your coverage. If you do have coverage, you can private-pay for services, and receive reimbursement in accord with your insurance. Be sure to ask your insurer for all details of what you’ll need to get reimbursement.
We can provide you what is called a super-bill, which aids in the processing of your reimbursement for approved nutrition services.
Here is a partial list of nutrition-related conditions often covered by insurance in Massachusetts.
- Eating Disorders
- Metabolic Syndrome
- High Blood Pressure
- High Cholesterol
- Irritable Bowel
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Food Allergies
- Kidney Disease
- Lyme’s Disease Fatigue
If you have one of the above conditions, specialized nutrition coaching can be helpful.