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Good Faith Estimate

You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate”

explaining how much your medical care will cost.

Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have

insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical

items and services.

• You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total

expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes

related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and

hospital fees.

• Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate

in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item.

You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you

choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or


• If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith

Estimate, you can dispute the bill.

• Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.

For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit

Healing Journey Counseling will provide a Good Faith Estimate to you upon request and at the scheduling of your first intake session. 

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