Currently, no insurance consistently covers neurofeedback (also known as neurotherapy or biofeedback) therapy. Many people pay out of pocket for these services.
Fees for Neurofeedback Services
- $50 per single 30 minute session
- Check with your clinician about discounts for treatment packages.
Questions to Ask your Insurance Company
Do you cover biofeedback?
If yes, is it under Medical or Psychological Services?
Would it be helpful to have the biofeedback codes?
If so, they are 90875 (biofeedback 30 minutes), 90876 (45 minutes), 90901 (biofeedback w/technician)
Will you cover biofeedback for (your symptom)?
Is there a co-pay or deductible for this service with my plan?
If it is covered under Medical Services, do I need a prescription or letter from my MD to say it is medically necessary?
Do I need to send the letter before I see the biofeedback therapist or can it go in with the first bill?
How many sessions of biofeedback will you cover?
Before I see the doctor again?
Is there a limit of total amount paid out?
(e.g., pay for biofeedback only to $1500 in one year or 6 months)
Do you pay an out-of-network provider?
If so, do I need to see my primary care physician to make a referral to a biofeedback provider?
What is the licensing requirement of the provider?