FEES & INSURANCE

FEE UPDATE DECEMBER 2020: Alicia is currently offering phone and video consultations for functional nutrition, herbal medicine, lifestyle and acupressure coaching. She is also offering house calls for patients. If you have seen Alicia in the past your health insurance may pay for online telehealth sessions.

CURRENT OFFERINGS FOR VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS:

  • Function nutrition and herbal medicine consultation for first time patients without acupuncture one and a half hours $295. The first visit includes a one hour, 25 minute session where Alicia listens to your health issues and does an extensive health intake. During this session she will normally recommend which labs to order if indicated. Specific protocol advice will be given at the second appointment after she has time to organize the information gathered and review any lab results.
  • Functional nutrition and herbal medicine consultation for return patients without acupuncture one hour $230. A one hour visit is normally scheduled for lab review. Alicia organizes the information collected from the first office appointment and any labs and presents a basic plan to help you reach your health goals in the form of supplement, herbal, dietary and lifestyle information
  • Functional nutrition and herbal medicine consultation for return patients without acupuncture one half hour $115. A half hour visit is normally scheduled for protocol check-in once patients are already on a functional medicine/ herbal medicine protocol and more simple lab review.
  • Function nutrition and herbal medicine consultation for return patients 10 minute check in $55. Great for those who need an herbal refill or have small questions about their nutritional or supplement protocols.
  • GI Healing Protocol 3-4 months for patients who have already had an initial consultation : includes a customized analysis of the GI-MAP test, a supplement protocol based on symptoms and the GI Map test, and dietary guidelines based on a food sensitivity blood test with one hour visit, a one hour visit follow up two weeks later,  up to 4 half hour follow up visits to be scheduled as needed for support, and an additional half hour visit after a GI-MAP retest with a long term supplement and dietary protocol plan to be followed after the protocol is complete. Email support is also included in this protocol. This does not include the costs of any testing. Please call for current pricing and to discuss if you are a good candidate for the GI Healing Protocol.  **The purpose of this package is to provide patients with enough support so that they follow up with the protocol even after symptoms begin to improve and achieve long term success. Please call 650-605-7134 to inquire more about this discounted package.
  • Fertility Protocol with GI Healing Protocol 3-4 months for patients who have already had an initial consultation : includes a customized analysis of the GI-MAP test, saliva or DUTCH hormone testing, blood tests,  a supplement protocol based on symptoms and lab tests, and dietary guidelines based on a food sensitivity blood test with one hour visit, a one hour visit follow up two weeks later,  up to 4 half hour follow up visits to be scheduled as needed for support, and an additional half hour visit after a GI-MAP retest with a long term supplement and dietary protocol plan to be followed after the protocol is complete. 7 visits total. Email support is also included in this protocol. This does not include the costs of any testing. Please call for current pricing and to discuss if you are a good candidate for the GI Healing Protocol. This is an opportunity to look deeply at the underlying factors that can influence egg and sperm quality and improve your fertility success rates. **The purpose of this package is to provide patients with enough support so that they follow up with the protocol even after symptoms begin to improve and achieve long term success with improving their overall health and fertility. Please call 650-605-7134 to inquire more about this discounted package.

ABOUT INSURANCE: Alicia is currently in network with United HealthCare, Cigna, Optum Health, UMR, Sutter Health, Blue Shield PPO, Federal Employee plans administered by Blue Shield, and out of state BCBS plans.   Alicia is an out of network insurance provider for almost all other PPO insurance companies in California. You may receive reimbursement if your plan has out of network benefits. Aetna and Blue Cross PPO often reimburse a significant portion of the visit fee.

Payment of full fee is required at time of visit for all visits except unless insurance coverage is arranged ahead of time. Cash, check, and Credit Card are accepted.

Acupuncture Fees for Payment at Time of Service (all fees include a 15% discount for payment at time of service)

  • Acupuncture one hour session (including 22-30 minutes of acupuncture) $115
  • Acupuncture one hour session with evaluation if not seen in over 6 months $135
  • Acupuncture Session First Time Patient or a Patient not seen in over 3 years $175

House calls for any location in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Los Altos, Atherton, and surrounding areas by request.

  • Acupuncture house call (for return patients) $165
  • Acupuncture house call (new patients) $230
  • Two hour house call with any combination of acupuncture and massage therapy $350