Claiming Coaching from Insurance

Exploring Insurance Coverage

As you consider investing in your well-being through my 1:1 coaching, it’s essential to explore all avenues that may help offset the costs. One potential avenue that many clients overlook is insurance coverage.

Many health insurance plans offer coverage for midwifery services, including counseling. While coverage for coaching services may vary depending on your specific plan and provider, it’s worth investigating whether your policy includes benefits that may apply to coaching sessions with a qualified professional.

Making Your Investment Work for You

Check Your Policy: Start by reviewing your insurance policy or contacting your insurance provider to inquire about coverage for mental health services. Be sure to ask specifically about coverage for coaching services and whether there are any eligibility requirements or restrictions.

Reimbursement Options: Even if your insurance plan does not explicitly cover coaching services, you may still be eligible for reimbursement under certain circumstances. Some insurance plans offer reimbursement for out-of-network providers, allowing you to submit claims for services rendered by a coach who is not in-network with your insurance company.

Different Plans and Programs

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs): If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA), you may be able to use funds from these accounts to cover the cost of coaching services. These accounts allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible medical expenses, which may include midwifery counseling services.

Employer Benefits: Additionally, some employers offer Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) or other wellness benefits that may cover or partially offset the cost of coaching services. Check with your employer’s HR department to see what benefits are available to you.

You Are your Best Advocate

Advocating for Yourself: If your insurance plan does not currently cover coaching services, consider advocating for the inclusion of these services in your plan’s coverage. Submitting a request to your insurance company or speaking with your employer about adding coaching benefits to your employee benefits package may help expand access to these valuable resources for you and others in your community.

Final Thoughts: As you explore your options for financing your investment in 1:1 coaching, remember that your health and well-being are invaluable. Don’t hesitate to explore all avenues, including insurance coverage, to ensure that you have access to the support and resources you need to thrive. Private payment plans are also available, just email me for more information at info at!