Frequently Asked Questions

Please review the frequently asked questions below. If you don’t find the answer to your question, feel free to contact our new patient coordinator via email, or set up a FREE discovery consultation.

What should I expect at my initial consultation?
That you’ll be heard! You will receive a complete examination, current history, past medical history, family history, review of medicines, vitamins and supplements as well as assessment of your nutritional and lifestyle path. In a nutshell, I want to know where you’ve been, what you have done and where you want to go. If we both feel you are a good candidate for the program, we will discuss the plan to help you move forward in creating a healthier life.
How much does the initial consultation cost?

The initial consultation is $250.00 and the length of the visit is 1 hour.

What should I bring to the initial visit?
Please bring a list of your medications, vitamins and supplements (please note the brand); any prior medical records and lab reports. Additionally, please complete the intake form 48 hours prior to your appointment
How do I know I qualify for the Center for Functional Health Lifestyle Program?
This program isn’t for everyone. The program is about optimizing your health and requires dedication, motivation and responsibility on your part. Remember, you are part of the team to help create a healthier life for yourself and you must be willing to embrace nutritional and lifestyle changes.
Are lab tests covered?

Certain lab tests may be covered by your insurance however, when the test is NOT covered by your insurance, you will be responsible for making a payment directly to the lab. 

Do I still need my Primary Care Physician?
YES! In fact, one of the requirements of being accepted into this program is that you MUST have a primary care doctor and maintain your physicals. Your PCP is part of the team and will be receiving updated reports on your progress. Keep in mind that our goal is creating optimal health and NOT the treatment of your disease.
Do I stop taking my medications?
NO! The only individual who can tell you to stop taking your medications is the prescribing doctor. If you plan to stop taking any medication on your own, please notify the prescribing doctor.
What is the investment (time and money) for this program?

 We offer customized plans to fit each individuals needs. The investment for Individualized plans is $400.00 per month (2 month minimum) and Monthly Membership $300.00 per month. Functional Lab testing fees are paid directly to the lab.  Supplements are individualized and are an additional fee. Payment plans are available through Advanced Care Card. To learn more about payment plans please visit AdvancedCareCard.com

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes, we offer payment plans through Advanced Care Card. Visit  AdvancedCareCard.com to learn about your options.

Is there a fee for missed appointments?
We understand that there are times when you must miss an appointment due to emergencies or obligations for work or family. However, when you do not call to cancel an appointment, you may be preventing another patient from getting much needed treatment. To help prevent gaps in patient care we will charge a $100.00 fee for missed inital consult visit and $75.00 fee for missed follow-up visits.
Does your office accept insurance for these services?
We do not accept insurance or Medicare for these consulting services. However, we will provide you with a Superbill so you can submit it to your insurance provider for out-of-network benefits. You may be able to use your FSA/HSA however, please first check with human resources.
What happens if I want to utilize your chiropractic services?

Chiropractic and musculo-skeletal rehabilitation services can be provided; however, these services are SEPARATE from functional health programs. Therefore, you may use your insurance if you have chiropractic benefits (all co-pays are required at the time of treatment) or choose to be a cash patient.

Are lab tests included?

Some of our programs include testing. If your program does not you will be responsible to pay the lab for your testing directly at direct lab pricing.

How much are lab costs?

Please budget $500 for functional lab tests; however, some of your lab tests may be covered by insurance.

How does lab testing work?
Bloodwork is performed at your insurance providor’s preferred laboratory (usually Lab Corp or Quest) and sometimes a phlebotomist (the person who draws your blood) can come to your home to draw blood. Additional functional lab tests such as stool or urine are done in the comfort of your own home. We provide you with a kit and clear instructions. Again, payment is made directly to the lab.
Does your office accept patients that live in other states?
Unfortunately, not at this time.

Take The First Step Today On Your Journey Back To Health

Maybe you have some questions you’d like to ask before you make a decision on becoming a patient. Our patient coordinator is standing by, happy to answer any questions you have to see whether or not The Center for Functional Health is right for you.