We are Participating/Preferred Providers for following Insurance carriers: 

FYI: Nutrition services for Diabetes or Kidney disease are a covered benefit by ALL insurance providers.  Some stipulate limits and co-payments.  However, nutrition service coverage for other diseases vary based on carrier and plan.  Suggest all patients considering dietary support call their insurance provider and inquire if "Nutrition Services are a covered "benefit" on your plan."  SMART Nutrition will confirm patient benefits/eligibility upon receipt of referral.

  • Aetna
  • Highmark/Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY and most out-of-state affiliates
  • Health Republic Insurance
  • Independent Health and NOVA plans.
  • Magna Care
  • Medicare (Limited to Medical Nutrition Therapy assocaited with Diabetes Self Management Education/Support and Chronic Kidney Disease) 
  • Mohawk Valley Physicians (MVP)
  • United Healthcare and EMPIRE plans
  • UNIVERA Commercial
  • WELLCARE of New York, Inc.

Healthcare Collaborative Benefits

  • Assessment of the individual’s specific education needs
  • Identification of the individual’s specific nutrition-related goals
  • Education and behavioral intervention directed toward helping the individual achieve identified goals
  • Evaluation(s) of the individual’s attainment of identified self-management goals
  • Proper documentation of all education encounters
  • RD session notes for HCP review and inclusion into patient’s records
  • RD insurance billing

How to Refer Patients

A simple two-step process:

Step 1: Complete our “Referral Form

Step 2: Fax or attach to email the following:

  • Patient's insurance card (front and back)
  • Most recent laboratory data
  • Patient's Medical and Physical History
  • Completed Referral Form

Fax: (877) 704-5354
Email[email protected]*

*We can establish a secure password to ensure all patient email sent or received remains HIPAA compliant. Please call for details.