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Nutritional Counseling Services

See a list of upcoming nutrition classes offered by Carson Valley Medical Center at this link.

If you are battling with a chronic health condition or have concerns about your health, Carson Valley Medical Center offers outpatient nutritional counseling for one-on-one dietary guidance from a Registered Dietitian. Don't wait to start your path to better health, schedule a consultation today by calling 775.783.3084.

Outpatient nutritional counseling can be of benefit to those concerned with:

  • Prevention & Management of Heart Disease
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Prevention & Management of Diabetes, and Reversal of Diabetes Type II
  • Weight Issues/Behavior Modification
  • Malnutrition
  • Kidney Disease
  • GI Disorders
  • Allergies & Food Sensitivities/Gluten-Free Diet
  • Basic Healthful Meal Planning
  • Guidance for Dining Out.

Assessment and dietary plans will be customized to bridge the gap between your health concerns, health habits, and long-term goals.

Physician referrals for nutritional counseling are required for insurance billing. Referrals may be faxed to 775.783.4822, and electronically via Epic.

How much does outpatient nutrition education and counseling cover?

  • Medicare - chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes - three (3) visits per year.
  • Medicaid - no coverage for MNT - self pay patients vs Community Care.
  • Commercial insurance - diabetes and chronic kidney disease are covered, other conditions vary by insurance provider.

How much does self-pay cost?

  • Initial consultation $154 for 1 hour
  • Follow up appointments $62 for 30 minutes

Is there a sliding scale option?

Yes, please visit our Financial Assistance page for more information.

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