Seeing a nutritionist can cost up to $150 per session without insurance, but when you book through Fay, you're likely to pay far less. Use our pricing tool to get your estimated price.
A registered dietitian (RD) or registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is a credentialed practitioner who has, at least, completed a bachelor’s degree, a supervised practice program, the Commission on Dietetic Registration’s exam, and a state license. Both RD and RDN are protected titles, meaning only those who have completed the qualifications can use the titles. Nutritionist, however, is not a protected title, and anyone can claim it. There is no standardized training for nutritionists, and many nutritionist training programs are unregulated. Registered dietitians can provide preventative care and treat conditions like diabetes, eating disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and many other medical conditions with medical nutrition therapy.
Nutrition services are only covered by insurance if the nutritionist is a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). When you book through Fay, we guarantee all providers are board-certified RDs / RDNs and capable of accepting your insurance.
Most insurance providers are required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to cover registered dietitian services. You’ll have to confirm coverage with your individual plan provider, but major insurance companies like Aetna, Cigna, Anthem, United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, and Medicare (public healthcare) all offer some form of coverage and/or reimbursement for nutrition services through RDs and RDNs.
Most people get their sessions for free when they book with Fay. Without coverage, you could pay closer to $150 per session. To get more confidence about your coverage, you can check your price using our pricing tool.
Fay has a network of credentialed dietitians who are already approved to bill through insurance. We are proud to be partnered with some of the best names in medicine, including Anthem, Blue Cross, United Healthcare, Aetna, Optum, Cigna, Humana, and many more.