RATES & F.A.Q.
Our business model is private pay at the time of service.
• We may spend more time with our patients if needed.
• Treatment decisions are made between doctor and patient, not by insurance companies or managed care organizations.
Payment options include credit card, HSA card, Zelle or Venmo. A credit card on file is required.
Midwest psychiatrists are not members of any HMO/PPO panels and do not accept any insurance.
Patients may file for out of network benefits with the routine monthly statements.
Services outside scheduled time will be charged appropriately.
Payment is out of pocket at the time of service.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are your exclusive psychiatric services?
We only schedule one patient per appointment time and will schedule as much time as needed for any particular patient. This structure allows us to start and finish appointments as scheduled.
Are Telemedicine and In-Person Sessions available?
We are a telemedicine practice working with patients located in Illinois or Michigan. We can also schedule in-person sessions at our two convenient Michigan locations.
Just reach out to us to schedule your appointment through our online contact form. We will respond to you promptly to set up your appointment and determine what method of connection works best for your session.
What is your availability?
We return phone calls and email inquiries promptly, and are personally available for emergencies 24 hours a day. We have flexible appointment hours to facilitate your ongoing treatment and to provide availability for urgent sessions as need.
How soon can I make my initial appointment?
We are dedicated to offering an appointment time as soon as possible, often within one to two days of your call or email inquiry.
What are your hours?
We have appointment hours available Monday through Friday.
What is your availability outside our scheduled appointment time?
We provide additional psychiatry services such as emergency and weekend calls to pharmacies, timely report writing and prompt coordination of care.
Are your psychiatric services covered by my insurance plan?
We are not members of any HMO/ PPO insurance plan. Many insurance policies provide out of network benefits that reimburse our services to varying degrees. The patient is free to file for these benefits if desired.
What is your policy on privacy and confidentiality?
We offer a safe and confidential environment for our sessions. No information from your treatment will be discussed with any third party unless we decide it is useful to your treatment.
What can I expect during my first appointment?
We are interested in getting to know each patient individually so that we can understand their concerns and how these problems are currently affecting their lives. Once this process is accomplished, we will design a treatment plan and engage in addressing the problem.
How long does treatment take?
Although a common question, the length of treatment is highly variable. It depends upon the nature of the presenting issues and the patient's goals for treatment.
Major Depressive Disorder
Treatment Resistant Depression
Bipolar Manic Episode
Binge Eating Disorder
Couples & Family Counseling
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder
Trauma & PTSD
Easy to use and fully secure/encrypted, our online telemedicine sessions are a simple and convenient way to engage with your care in Illinois and Michigan.
Just set up your appointment and then you're ready to connect using the device of your choice.
Whether you're using your phone, tablet or laptop, your session is just a few clicks away.Learn more
We are authorized to offer e-prescribing for all your medication needs, including controlled substances.
Your prescription is sent and received instantaneously at the pharmacy of your choice, ready for you when you arrive.
We can also work collaboratively with your therapist while we manage your medications.