FAQs

WHAT TESTS ARE INCLUDED IN THE INITIAL LABS?

The initial bloodwork for any consultation in our clinics includes: CBC Chemistry panel Full thyroid panel (including free T3 and thyroid antibodies) Full hormone panel (testosterone free and total, SHBG, estradiol, FSH for women) Vitamin D, B12 and ferritin CRP (inflammatory marker) HGA1C (diabetes marker)

ARE BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE PELLETS FDA APPROVED?

The actual pellets are not FDA approved, however the ingredients in the [pellets are highly FDA regulated. Testosterone is a controlled substance and is highly regulated by the FDA. Our partner compounding pharmacies 3rd party test their pellets for sterility, potency and purity.

HOW MUCH DOES PELLET THERAPY COST?

The cost for the insertion of pellets is $625-725 for men and $330 for women. Men need a much larger dose of testosterone than women and the cost is higher. When compared to the cost of drugs to treat the individual symptoms of hormone decline, pellets are very cost effective, on average $1-2.00 per day.

DO YOU ACCEPT INSURANCE FOR PELLET THERAPY?

Many insurance companies are reimbursing patients for the implant as we code it as a procedure and provide you with detailed paperwork to file. You will be required to file for reimbursement of the pellet procedure if you elect to move forward. Flex accounts and HSA accounts are always welcome as a form of payment for any medical procedure in our clinics. We do file a facility fee for your procedure with your insurance company.

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