Prior to undergoing treatment, there will be some necessary testing. This will ensure the overall safety of the procedure and give the physicians an overall view of your general state of health.
You will be screened for cardio arrhythmia, prostatic hypertrophy, acute angle glaucoma. For the ladies: If you feel that you may be pregnant, we would want to rule out this possibility before proceeding.
It should be noted ... If you are currently taking large amounts of psychotropic medications or if you are suffering from severe depression, panic or anxiety attacks, your chances of success with this treatment protocol are greatly diminished.
This protocol is covered by most major Insurance Carriers. To determine if this is covered by your plan; have your carrier look at this page or copy and forward it to them.
Your Diagnosis will be Nicotine Dependence F17.200
Steven Schweinshaupt, MD : NPI 1205 - 8948 - 47
|Level 2 Office Visit||99202||48.00|
|Tobacco Abuse Counseling||Z71.6||65.00|
|EKG with interpretation||93000||37.00|
|Pulmonary Lung Function||94010||38.00|
|Anticholinergic Block with titration||96372||274.00|
Some insurance companies may pay all of the charges, some may pay only a portion and others may pay nothing at all. We Do Not Accept Assignment of Insurance nor make any claims as to what your insurer may pay. Patients will be responsible for payment at the time the services are rendered.
We will provide you with the appropriate documentation to submit to your insurer. This procedure is not covered by Medicare.
The Internal Revenue Service has ruled that smoking cessation procedures administered by licensed physicians are tax deductible up to $350.00. These deductions do not include over the counter medications. Check with your accountant for deductions you may be entitled to. The clinics and its affiliates will assume no responsibility nor make any claims with respect to individual tax situation.
* Prices subject to change without notice and may vary by geographical locations.