Please call (573) 343-4017 for information on self-pay rates.


Bamboo Nutrition is in network with United Health Care.

Checking Your Insurance Benefits

Call the member services number on the back of your card and ask:

  1. Does my plan cover outpatient nutrition counseling (CPT codes 97802 and 97803)?

    1. Is there a limit on the number of allowed visits per year?

    2. Is there a limit on the number of allowed units per session or per year?

  2. Does my plan on cover preventative “medically necessary” visits, or does it also allow and cover services as a primary diagnosis (ICD-10 code Z71.3)? Does my plan cover eating disorder diagnoses (F50)?

  3. Are telehealth sessions covered?

  4. Are phone sessions covered?

  5. Do I have a deductible to meet before nutrition counseling benefits can be used?

  6. Do I have a co-pay or co-insurance for nutrition counseling? If yes, how much is it?

  7. Do I need a physician referral? If yes, please obtain their NPI number and have them fax a referral to Bamboo Nutrition (573) 615-4443.

  8. Record the representative’s name you spoke with and the reference number for the call (this information will be be necessary if you ever nee to dispute a rejected claim).

You will be responsible for any visits which your insurance carrier denies payment.