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The truth is hard sometimes but here it is, insurance isn't what it used to be. Seriously, Insurance just doesn't cover a lot of treatments. Virtually no insurance ever covers Acupuncture of any type and the same goes for any "traction based" treatment like Spinal Disc Decompression. The deductibles and co-pays are out of sight too! Everyone except your PCP Physician is a Specialist and there are separate deductibles for Chiro, PT, and Medical Specialists, also much higher co-pays. You go in thinking you won't own much and then everyone in the office acts surprised when the insurance denies paying due to deductibles not being met, services not being covered, or copays being more than the actual treatment itself.
Here is the short version of our cash /card type office fees. The initial office visit for an Adjustment or basic "Dry Needle" Acupuncture is only $60. After the initial visit, the Chiropractic Adjustment will be 45 (for patients visiting more regularly, monthly adjustments are 40 and weekly visits are 35). "Dry Needle" Acupuncture is a time based treatment and it will range from 60 (Basic is less than 15 minutes) to 90 (Extended is >15 but <30 minutes). Many people come for Basic "Dry Needling" and an Adjustment and that combo is discounted from 105 down to 75. Extended "Dry Needling" plus an Adjustment is discounted from 135 down to 100.
I never want you to be surprised by fees so always feel free to ask.
Spinal Disc Decompression Treatments are also time based and start at only 60 per visit (15-20 minutes). 75 for full 30to 35 minute Decompression/Traction treatments. That includes Interferential Therapy with Ice or Heat at no additional charge (a $25 value). Later, when you're ready, we will do sessions of spinal rehab exercises along with home instructions. A similar combination of discounts apply when multiple treatments are done on the same visit.
FOR A LIMITED TIME the cost for a new patient on their first visit is ONLY $60 and that includes the Adjustment or Dry Needle Acupuncture treatment! (assuming Dr. Dixon determines your condition warrants these treatments)
In the event x-rays are needed we refer to another facility (usually Tyler Open MRI, they do high quality X-Rays, MRIs & CT Scans too) so you will get state of the art digital x-rays and a medical radiologists assessment as well as a written report, all for around $150 (for x-Rays of 1 area). This discounted fee must be paid in full within 30 days for the discount (to them not me) and no insurance is billed. It is possible that your insurance might cover this but please ask them because I have no way of knowing. You might also get any necessary X-Rays done through your primary care physician in case insurance covers that better for you.
Medicare... regretfully I no longer bill ANY insurance companies, that includes Medicare, so I only see patients with Medicare for treatments that Medicare doesn't cover like "Dry Needling", Muscle Stretching and Releasing Work, Spinal Disc Decompression/Traction Therapy, E-Stim/Heat/Ice, etc. (the actual adjustment is all Medicare has ever covered anyway). A special 20% discount applies for Medicare age patients as well as for patients with Medicaid.
If you have any questions please call me at 903-570-7080 and I will do my best to help you.
Charles R. Dixon DC
Remember, I am here to treat you to the best of my ability, today! No sales pitch will follow, no prepayment for long treatment plans either.
Here is a list of our fees:
Basic First Visit Exam (Includes Adjustment or Acupuncture, if necessary, after exam) - $60
Chiropractic Adjustment - $45. (Scheduled weekly or greater adjustment visits $35)
Interferential Muscle Stim w/ Ice or Heat - $25 as a standalone treatment (plus $5 for electrotherapy pads on the first treatment and when needed afterward) This is only $10 when it is done with additional treatment on same visit.
"Dry Needle" Acupuncture - $60 (typical Basic 10-15 min. treatment), $90 (20-30 min. Extended treatment) , Special Offer, only $20 extra for a Short (<5 min.) Trigger Point "Dry Needle" treatment when done with the adjustment visit.
Muscle/Fascia Release Work - $45 (Basic 10-15 min.), only $15 for Short (<5 min) myofascial release treatments with the adjustment visit (Adjustment and Short Myofascial Release = $60 or less based on the frequency of the adjustment visits), Extended sessions would increase cost.
Spinal Disc Decompression -$60-75, includes E-Stim & Ice/Heat. $95 to $125 when in combination with another treatment like an Adjustment, or Basic "Dry Needling".
Your Care Plan Back to Wellness: I know Chiropractic helps many people live healthier and happier lives (I'm a living testimony). That is why, instead of showing you a drastically inflated treatment plan and "selling" you on discounts for paying up front, I just discount your visits when you get adjusted more regularly.
Please feel free to ask about it so we can be sure you get the care you need.
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Dr. Charles R. Dixon is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic, he began "Dry Needling" in 2005 and later trained directly under Acupuncturist & Neurologic "Dry Needle" Acupuncture Textbook Author Dr. Yun-tao Ma PhD.. Prior to that, he studied Acupuncture under Dr. Richard Yinnie, DC, DABCA, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM), and Dr. Jon Sunderlage, DC, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM), L.Ac., DABCA, (from 2001-2004)
He has a Masters of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction and teaches at LeTourneau University.
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