Michael Feeley, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

A Coach for Problem-Solving and Personal Development

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The purpose of this document is to let you know about your protections from unexpected medical bills. It also asks whether you would like to give up those protections and pay more for out-of-network care..

IMPORTANT: You aren’t required to sign this form and shouldn’t sign it if you didn’t have a choice of health care provider when you received care. You can choose to get care from a provider or facility in your health plan’s network, which may cost you less.
Take a picture and/or keep a copy of this form for your records.

You’re getting this notice because this provider or facility isn’t in your health plan’s network. This means the provider or facility doesn’t have an agreement with your plan.

Getting care from this provider or facility could cost you more.

    If your plan covers the item or service you’re getting, federal law protects you from higher bills:

  • When you get emergency care from out-of-network providers and facilities, or

  • When an out-of-network provider treats you at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center without your knowledge or consent.

Ask your health care provider or patient advocate if you need help knowing if these protections apply to you.

    If you sign this form, you may pay more because:

  • You are giving up your protections under the law.

  • You may owe the full costs billed for items and services received.

  • Your health plan might not count any of the amount you pay towards your deductible and out- of-pocket limit. Contact your health plan for more information.

You shouldn’t sign this form if you didn’t have a choice of providers when receiving care. For example, if a doctor was assigned to you with no opportunity to make a change.

Before deciding whether to sign this form, you can contact your health plan to find an in-network provider or facility. If there isn’t one, your health plan might work out an agreement with this provider or facility, or another one.

See below for your cost estimate.

Estimate of what you could pay

Patient Name:

Your name here

Out-of-network provider(s) or facility name:

Michael Feeley, PhD

Total cost estimate of what you may be asked to pay:

It is your ethical right to determine your goals for treatment and how long you would like to remain in therapy unless you are pursuing mandatory treatment. Please see the breakdown of possible fees on page four.

  • Review your detailed estimate.

    See page four for a cost estimate for each item or service.

  • Call your health plan.

    Your plan may have better information about how much of these services are reimbursable.

  • Questions about this notice and estimate?

    Call Michael Feeley, PhD: 888-933-3539

  • Questions about your rights?

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has a website that outlines the No Surprises Act. It is available here.
    The federal Dept of Health and Human Services is handling complaints; the number is 800-985-3059.
    A document that outlines the complaint process is available here.

Prior authorization or other care management limitations

Except in an emergency, your health plan may require prior authorization (or other limitations) for certain items and services. This means you may need your plan’s approval that it will cover an item or service before you get them. If prior authorization is required, ask your health plan about what information is necessary to get coverage.

More information about your rights and protections

Visit https://www.cms.gov/files/document/model-disclosure-notice-patient-protections-against-surprise-billing-providers-facilities-health.pdf for more information about your rights under Federal law.

By signing, I give up my federal consumer protections and agree I might pay more for out-of-network care.

With my signature, I am saying that I agree to get the items or services from: Michael Feeley, PhD.

With my signature, I acknowledge that I am consenting of my own free will and am not being coerced or pressured. I also understand that:

  • I’m giving up some consumer billing protections under Federal law.

  • I may get a bill for the full charges for these items and services or have to pay out-of-network cost-sharing under my health plan.

  • I was given a written notice on [enter date of notice] explaining that my provider or facility isn’t in my health plan’s network, the estimated cost of services, and what I may owe if I agree to be treated by this provider or facility.

  • I got the notice either on paper or electronically, consistent with my choice.

  • I fully and completely understand that some or all amounts I pay might not count toward my health plan’s deductible or out-of-pocket limit.

  • I can end this agreement by notifying the provider or facility in writing before getting services.


You don’t have to sign this form. But if you don’t sign, this provider or facility might not treat you.

Patient Signature:

Patient Name Printed:

Date and Time of Signature:

Take a picture and/or keep a copy of this form.

It contains important information about your rights and protections.

Federal Tax ID: XX-XXXXXX

More details about your estimate

Patient Name:

Date of Birth:


Out-of-Network Provider: Michael Feeley, PhD

The amount below is only an estimate; it isn’t an offer or contract for services. This estimate shows the full estimated costs of the items or services listed. It doesn’t include any information about what your health plan may cover. This means that the final cost of services may be different than this estimate.

Contact your health plan to find out how much, if any, your plan will pay and how much you may have to pay.



Client Name:

Date of Service
(If Known)
Service Code
(CPT Code)
Description Fee for Service
(Number of Sessions
will be Determined
as We Progress)
Free Consult Initial 15 minute phone call FREE
90791 Initial Diagnostic Evaluation, if needed $225
15 minute Session
(for follow-up/check-in only)
90832 30 minute Session $90
90834 45 minute Session $135
90837 60 minute Session
(This fee is my hourly rate & used for all prorated calculations (in 15 minute increments of $45) as indicated)
Additional Time For a session that goes overtime, the charge is $45 per 15 minutes (whole or part) $45
98966-98968 Telephone Assessment & Management Prorated based on the amount of time spent at hourly rate
98970-98972 Online Digital Evaluation & Management (Responding to Email and Text Messages) Prorated based on the amount of time spent at hourly rate, in 15 minute increments.
Cancelation Fee You need to give me at least 24 hours notice to cancel a session, otherwise a Cancelation Fee will be charged. You are responsible for the Fee of the Appointment Missed
Production of Records https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/Administrative/Pages/Medical-Record-Fees.aspx Dependent on number of pages and other factors, per URL in Description
Legal Fees Calculated as time spent, including travel, communication and preparation Prorated based on the amount of time spent at hourly rate in 15 minute increments.
Total Estimate: This Good Faith Estimate explains your therapist's rate for each service provided. Your therapist will collaborate with you throughout your treatment to determine how many sessions and/or services you may need to receive the greatest benefit based on your diagnosis(is) and/or presenting clinical concerns.

Please note that Place of Service is telemental health (phone or video) only.

You will need to sign this document electronically through my client portal. Your signature indicates you have had all your questions answered, understand the contents of this document and agree to abide by it.

Links to all three No Surprises Act forms:

The Cover Letter is here.

The Explantory Form is here.

The Consent Form is here.

If you have any questions about this form, please let me know.

Mike Feeley