Fees and Payments
You may pay by cash or check at your session. Payments are due before or at your session. We also accept the following forms of payment:
If you would like us to be able to send a payment request via Credit Card at the time of service, we use Ivy Pay to accept payments with a credit or debit card.
Reduced fees are available for lower-income individuals, non-profit employees, students, and single parents who are willing to work. Please let us know if you fall into one of the above categories.
Initial consultation phone calls (15 minutes) are free
Fees range from $180 to $355 per session depending upon the type of service.
Standard office visit sessions (50-55 minutes): $250
Extended office visits (90 minutes):$350
Video and phone sessions (50-55 minutes):$185
Home visits (55-90 minutes):$385
Phone calls, consultations, record reviews, and emails: $40 (per 15 minutes)
Please note that we require two (2) days business notice (Monday to Friday) if you change or cancel your appointment.
Business hours do not include weekends or holidays.
If you are unable to make the appointment and cannot give the required notice, you will be charged the full appointment fee.
You will be billed for a missed appointment if you miss or cancel your first appointment.
Dr Fred Peipman is an in-network provider for most Anthem Blue Cross of California plans.
We are an out of network provider for Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare
Although we do not accept insurance reimbursement from other plans, we can help you with a "super bill" which you can submit to your insurance company for direct reimbursement.
Email Communication, paperwork, letters and Phone Calls
We are available on a limited basis for brief phone calls and emails should the need arise.
All phone calls, emails, and letters beyond the initial free consultation will be billed at the standard phone session rate in 15-minute increments ($37.50 per 15-minutes).
Longer emails and multiple email messages will be billed at the same rate.