Psychiatric and Addiction Treatment
Due to their potential side effects, I take a conservative approach to prescribing benzodiazepines (Valium, Klonopin, Xanax), I have found that therapy along with other anxiolytic medications are a safer and more effective approach in the long term for the treatment of anxiety disorders.
At this office Dr. Shuman does not bill insurance. Payment is due when you reserve an appointment service. You may afterwards be eligible for reimbursement from your insurance company, but only you can determine if you have coverage for care. If there are questions about benefits, please contact your insurance company prior to scheduling an appointment.
A typical hour long evaluation is $310, 25 minute follow up visits are typically $155, the fee will be discussed with you before you schedule and pay for an appointment. Court - ordered evaluations, or evaluations required by any regulatory body, are priced individually. Payment can be made by cash, Discover, Visa, and MasterCard.
Submitting this form does NOT establish a physician - patient relationship. A physician - patient relationship is only formed after a formal assessment during which we discuss diagnosis, treatment, and recommendations which are then implemented.