Payment

Most people can access our services through their health insurance. Our friendly and efficient staff have expertise in clarifying and collecting insurance payments from the insurers, with the patient being responsible only for any co-payment or deductible which may apply; our staff are skilled at accurately clarifying what your co-pay will be prior to the appointment. We can bill insurance for most patients with the following carriers:

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Beacon
College Health IPA (CHIPA)
Blue Shield MHSA
ComPsyc
Covered CA
Holman Group/CenCal
Humana Behavioral Health

HealthNet/Managed Health Network
LifeSynch
Magellan
Most “Medicare Advantage” plans
Optum
PacificCare Behavioral Health (PBH)
United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Value Options and other plans, as well as patients paying privately. 

Major local employee groups covered include:

UCSB
Santa Barbara City College
City of Santa Barbara
Deckers

CottageHealth System
Sansum Clinic
Union Bank
Many school districts

Our office accepts payment by cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, or Discover.