Most visits, of course, don't last an hour, and some providers offer packages or packages that include a fixed number of visits over time for a fixed price. Functional medicine offers the potential to achieve unprecedented levels of health restoration and financial savings. Apparently Cole agrees with me that functional medicine is pursuing elusive “perfect laboratory values.” If the initial exam wasn't covered, the next 4 to 6 visits you have may not be as well (this is a very “difficult” situation, since functional medicine providers who are doctors can get insurance to cover a higher percentage of their care relative to a chiropractor or naturopath). There is a reason why construction appeals not only to doctors, but also to alternative medicine professionals.
But don't worry, we want you to know that Rupa Health is on a mission to make root-cause medicine easily accessible to all professionals and patients alike. There is usually a 15-17 year gap between scientific discovery and its implementation in the practice of medicine. They can also be costly and time-consuming, but if you feel less than optimal and have explored the standard options offered by conventional medicine without any success, they can be excellent options. But if you're interested in a functional medicine approach to your health problems, an approach that asks “Why do I have a particular diagnosis? , most of the time coverage will be limited.
In the world of Functional Medicine, you may undergo food and stool sensitivity tests that show some really interesting facts, but not cheaply. Because traditional insurance (conventional medicine) is not interested in disease prevention or in identifying the root cause of chronic diseases, they only cover specific laboratory tests, procedures and services that allow for a possible diagnosis.