C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC's Counseling Membership Plan

C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC presents, our membership-based counseling plans as an alternative to the traditional ways of paying for counseling services.  As we approach 2019 a number of Health Insurance plans will “reset” and “Patient Responsibility” cost will force many health insurance plan participants to become responsible for healthcare (counseling) cost until the annual deductible is met. C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership provides you with an affordable way to manage the cost associated with counseling services.
 
C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership is for everyone:C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership Plan aims to help people gain access to counseling services. You’ll experience counseling services the way it should be: affordable, convenient, reliable, and compassionate. Our highly-trained counselors focus completely on helping you reach optimal emotional health and/ or career satisfaction—and your counselor will take the time to listen to you, answer your questions, and provide emotional health and/ or career satisfaction care customized to your particular needs.
 
In addition, C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership lets you see your counselor on your schedule—not the other way around. We can meet face-to-face (in your home, our office or any other convenient location) or virtually.
 
C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership: Benefits at a Glance
  • A dedicated counselor who will focus completely on your emotional health and/ or career satisfaction
  • The option to receive emotional health and/ or career satisfaction care support in person, by phone or video conference
  • Flexibility of having an Annual Plan Option or a Monthly Plan Option 
  • No co-payments, co-insurance, or deductibles
  • No long-term contracts when joining (annual enrollment fees may apply)
  • No restrictions based on age or emotional health and/ or career satisfaction conditions—everyone is welcome
 
C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership is for individuals, families and/ or couples.  

Counseling Membership Plan Options

Individual Plans - This plan gives you the flexibility to have a relationship with one of our Counselors and pay on a month-to-month basis.  Individual Plans allow you the flexibility to have a counseling session, 1, 2 or 4 times throughout the course of the month.  
*The Individual Plan can purchased 1 time or 12 times throughout the year, but a re-enrollment fee will be charged after 90 days of inactivity.
Family Plans - This plan gives you the flexibility to have a relationship with one of our Counselors and pay on a month-to-month basis.  Family Plans allow you the flexibility to have up to 4 members of your family have a total of 6, 8 or 12  counseling session combined throughout the course of the month.  *The Family Plan can purchased 1 time or 12 times throughout the year, but a re-enrollment fee will be charged after 90 days of inactivity.
Annual Plan - The Annual Plan ia most benefical for those who desire to make an annual committment towards their mental wellness.  The Annual Plan allows 2 - 24 counseling sessions throughout the course of a 12 month period.  The Annual Plan yeilds an even larger discount for those who desire to pay for the total annual fee upfront.  
**Annual Plan fees paid out over the course of 12 months will be debited on the 1st of each month.


Frequently Asked Questions:
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Q: What is the C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership?

C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership is a program that requires a membership for various counseling services paid for by an alternative to plans covered through traditional insurance plans. For example, traditional insurance plans allow limited number of visits per year, higher out-of-pocket limits and deductibles that must paid in addition to their medical deductibles.
Q: What type of counseling services are covered through C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership?

Mental Health Counseling, Addictions Counseling and Career Counseling are all covered under C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership.  C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership even covers preventative counseling services.
Q: Is C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership health insurance?

No. We work directly for our clients to provide direct counseling. Your monthly C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership fee pays for behavior health counseling, career counseling and substance use treatment services. C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership does not bill any insurance carrier for our services paid for through our Membership Plans. C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership monthly care fees are not reimbursable by any health insurance company and may not be applied to any insurance plan deductible. 
Your insurance plan may be billed by others for services such as emergency, hospital, specialty care, medications management, prescription drugs or other goods and services that are ordered by your C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership Counselor but are not performed or provided in our offices.
Q: Do I have to have health insurance to enroll into the C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership Program?

No. Anyone can become a C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership client at any time. We do not pre-screen or deny clients because of their age, race, religion, national origin, health condition including the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, sexual orientation, education, economic status, employment status or citizenship.
Q: How often can I see my Counselor, once I enroll into the C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership Program?

C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership offers a variety of Membership Plan options, including annual plans and month – to – month plans.
Q: How often do I pay for my membership?

C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership Plans fees are debited on both an annual basis or a monthly basis.  Plan payment fees are debited on the first of each month.  Plans started on any other day of the month will be prorated based on the remaining days in the month.  
Acceptable Payment Methods include, Credit Cards, Debit Cards,  and/ or Health Savings Accounts (HSA) or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).
Q: Can I become a client if I am covered by BlueCross Blue Shield, Aetna, Medicare, Medicaid or any other insurance?

Yes, however, the C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership monthly care fees are not reimbursable by these programs.
Q: If I am in a managed care healthcare plan currently, may I join C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership too?

Absolutely! Your monthly fee provides you with C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership counseling services regardless of your insurance or managed care plan. 
Q: Do I have to have health insurance to become a client?

No. Anyone can become a C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Member at any time. We do not pre-screen or deny clients because of their age, race, religion, national origin, health condition including the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, sexual orientation, education, economic status, employment status or citizenship.
Q: Can I become a patient if I am covered by Medicare or Medicaid?

Yes. However, C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s C. Richardson Counseling and Consulting, PLLC’s Counseling Membership plan fees are not reimbursable by these programs. Outside services such as referrals made for medication management services may be billed through these programs.
Q: Are family members eligible?

Yes. Spouses, domestic partners, children, parents and other family members may be added to or removed from your billing account at any time. Each patient will receive his or her own individual medical record.
Q: When does open enrollment begin?

Anytime! We accept new clients at any time during the year.  If you enroll now, you may be able to use your HSA or FSA to cover the cost of services.