Sessions are typically 50-minutes in length and are available in person, via video conference, or over the phone.

Insurance Accepted

Insurance plans currently accepted:

  • Alaska Medicaid (aka Denali Care & Kids Care)
  • Beacon Health Options
  • First Choice Health
  • Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska (also all other BCBS & Federal BCBS plans)
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare

Other insurance information:

  • If Dr. Swinton does not accept your insurance, we are happy to provide you with a superbill so you can seek out-of-network reimbursement directly from the insurance company.
  • All patients wishing to bill a third party for treatment will be required to keep a credit or debit card on file that will be billed as soon as insurance is processed.

Self-Pay Rates

For those who are paying out of pocket, uninsured, or whose treatment is not covered by insurance, Dr. Swinton’s self-pay rate for services is $249 for intake assessments and $199 for follow-up sessions regardless of service code or diagnosis. Payment is due at the time of service.

Total Self-Pay Cost Estimate

The No Surprises Act requires notification of the potential total cost of counseling. Cost can vary significantly depending on the number of sessions needed, session frequency, presenting challenges, diagnosis, implementation of counseling recommendations, and other varying factors. However, most people attend between 5 and 20 counseling sessions*. Hence, the potential total cost of therapy for those who are paying out of pocket, uninsured, or whose treatment is not covered by their insurance is as follows:

Total cost of 5 sessionsTotal cost of 12 sessionsTotal cost of 20 sessions

No-show / Late Cancel Fees

When an appointment is booked, we hold that time for you. Appointments not canceled by 9:00 am the business day prior to your appointment will be subject to a $55 fee. Same-day cancelations and no-shows will be subject to a $95 fee. 

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Health savings card (HSA)
  • Flex spending card
  • Check
  • Cash

*Session number reference