Insurance companies are beginning to recognize the cost benefit of providing Medical Nutrition Therapy coverage. Some disease states that coverage is available for include: diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated blood cholesterol or triglycerides, cardiovascular disease, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, kidney disease and high risk pregnancy. Other diagnoses may be covered as well, as long as Medical Nutrition Therapy is part of the treatment plan.
The following is a list of insurance companies in which Bonnie participates. For companies not listed, coverage may be provided if you have out of network benefits and Medical Nutrition Therapy is part of your benefits package.
Bonnie R. Giller, MS, RD, CDN, CDE • NPI# 119494591
|Insurance Company||Provider Number||Services Available|
|Oxford Health Plans||P797526||Insured benefit for medical diagnosis and obesity; coverage dependent on your specific plan benefit and medical diagnosis|
|Cigna||8461009||Participates in the following plans: Cigna Open Access Plus, Cigna HMO, Cigna PPO, Cigna POS; coverage dependent on your specific plan benefit and medical diagnosis|
|United Healthcare||1141750||Participates in the following plans: PPO Plans, Select HMO/Select Plus, Select EPO, Select Plus POS, Choice HMO, Choice Plus HMO, Choice EPO, Choice Plus POS, Choice Plus PPO; coverage dependent on your specific plan benefit and medical diagnosis|
|United Healthcare Community Plan (formerly Americhoice)||100114175001||Participates in the following plans: Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid; coverage dependent on your specific plan benefit and medical diagnosis|
|Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield||051DA1||Coverage available for in-state and out-of-state plans, dependent on your specific plan benefit and medical diagnosis|
|Aetna||4639992||Coverage dependent on your specific plan benefit and medical diagnosis|
|MagnaCare||11-3315228||Participates in PPO, No Fault, Worker’s Compensation Plan; coverage dependent on your specific plan benefit and medical diagnosis|
Please note: It is possible that you are eligible for insurance coverage or an insurance discount, even if your insurance company is not listed above. Please use the form below so that we can confirm your insurance coverage.
For patients with Diabetes who reside in New York State…
There is a state mandate requiring some health insurance policies to reimburse for diabetes self-management education, equipment and supplies. It is possible that you are eligible for this coverage, even if Bonnie does not participate in your plan. For more information on the NYS mandate, click on www.diabetesmonitor.com/ny.htm. Call your insurance carrier to inquire about diabetes self-management education coverage.
There may be similar mandates in other states. Call your insurance company today.
Important: Even though Bonnie is a participating provider for the insurance companies listed above, you must check to see that YOUR individual plan covers Medical Nutrition Therapy.
If you would like us to check your personal health insurance information to see if Medical Nutrition Therapy is a covered benefit, please call us with the your insurance information, or use the form below to submit the information at least 72 hours ahead of your appointment.
Insurance Eligibility Form
ALL FIELDS are required for us to check your insurance.
“When I’m working with Bonnie Giller, I feel invigorated and empowered, rather than deprived or down. I see Bonnie not as a doctor, but as a friend who is helping me reach my goal. I really look forward to my visits with Bonnie and can’t wait to reach my goal with her.” —Rachel, West Lawrence, N.Y.