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Michael D. Simson, MD

Dr. Simson is a board certified psychiatrist in practice for over ten years.  He has been trained in both psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral techniques and integrates these perspectives into treatment.  He has been trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.  Dr. Simson emphasizes a collaborative approach with patients, seeking to build upon their areas of strength.  He provides both medication focused services as well as combined psychotherapy with medication management.

Dr. Simson is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and the completed psychiatric residency at the Cambridge Hospital.  Following this he practiced in Maine.  While there he served as medical director of two intensive outpatient programs (ACT teams), was the staff psychiatrist for a crisis stabilization unit and had a private practice.  He relocated to the Rochester area with his family in 2012.  He is on staff at Rochester General Hospital and consults for the DePaul Community Services PROS program.  He previously also practiced at the Rochester Mental Health Center and Webster Psychiatry and Medicine

Dr. Simson has experience working with patients from a variety of backgrounds and needs.  He also has experience with substance use disorders, and has in the past been a Suboxone provider.  Importantly, Dr. Simson recognizes that a psychiatric diagnosis is only part of understanding an individual’s experience and needs and strives to use the best of many perspectives in helping patients achieve their goals.

 

PATIENT NOTIFICATION REQUIRED BY NY PUBLIC HEALTH LAW SECTION 24

HEALTHCARE PLAN PARTICIPATION STATUS:

I am a participating physician with the following healthcare plans:

Aetna Medicare

Aetna

BCBS Commercial

BCBS Medicare

BCBS Monroe Plan

Cigna

AVAILABILITY OF WRITTEN STATEMENT OF FEES

If I do not participate in the network of your healthcare plan, a written statement of fees for non-emergency services is available upon request.

Because I am not a participating physician in your healthcare plan, your healthcare plan may (i) not cover out-of-network services at all, (ii) impose higher deductible and/or copayments for out-of-network services or (iii) reimburse you for a lesser amount than my fees.  You are responsible for payment of the full fees regardless of what reimbursement you may or may not receive from your healthcare plan.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

I maintain affiliations with the following hospitals:

Rochester General Hospital

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

DATED: 3/31/15

 

THE FOLLOWING NOTICE APPLIES IF I AM NOT PARTICIPATING IN YOUR HEALTH PLAN:

PATIENT NOTIFICATION REQUIRED BY NY PUBLIC HEALTH LAW SECTION 24

I am not a participating physician in your healthcare plan.  Because I am not a participating physician in your healthcare plan, your healthcare plan may (I) not cover out-of-network services at all, (ii) impose higher deductible and/or copayments for out-of-network services or (iii) reimburse you for a lesser amount than my fees.  You are responsible for payment of the full fees regardless of what reimbursement you may or may not receive from your healthcare plan.

My fees for services provided to you are as follows:

90792                                                 $300

99204                                                 $250   (usually not an offered service)

99205                                                 $300

99212                                                 $75      (usually not an offered service)

99213                                                 $100

99214                                                 $175

99215                                                 $225

+90833                                               $75

+90836                                               $125

+90838                                               $175

General Hourly Rate                          $300   (may vary based upon service)

DATED: 3/31/15

 

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