Dr. Skelton does not accept insurance assignment. This means that your treatment with Dr. Skelton is not part of your permanent medical record with your insurance company, unless you choose to notify them. In addition, Dr. Skelton is not restricted to a set allowable length of session or a set allowable number of visits that may be indicated by your insurance provider. Payment is made directly to New Braunfels Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, PLLC at the time of service.

If you would like to submit your charges to your insurance provider for reimbursement, a detailed billing statement can be generated at your request. Dr. Skelton will be considered an “out of network” provider in most cases.

Service Rates

Payment is due at the time of service unless other arrangements have been made in advance. Dr. Skelton accepts cash, credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover), debit cards and checks. Overdue accounts may be referred to collection agencies as a last resort. There is a $35 charge for unpaid returned checks.

Fee schedule for services provided:

  • Psychiatric diagnostic interview examination – Child or Adolescent, 90 min $350.00
  • Medication re-evaluation with psychotherapy,  60 min $300.00
  • Medication re-evaluation with therapy, 45 min $275.00
  • Medication re-evaluation with supportive therapy, 25 min $175.00
  • Family Therapy without patient, 60 min $300.00
  • Extended phone calls (over 10 min), $40 per 15 minutes

Most common visits scheduled

  • Psychiatric diagnostic interview examination – Child or Adolescent, 90 min $350.00
  • Medication re-evaluation with supportive therapy, 25 min $175.00

Other services and fee schedule by Dr. Skelton can be discussed on an individual basis.