Membership & Fees
Novel Pediatric Center offers two types of payment options – membership and Fee for Service or single visit payment method. See details below:
Membership and Fee for Service
For individuals who desire exclusive physician access and being able to call or text Dr. Sujata Kumar at any time, a membership plan is available. For a small monthly fee, membership service provides direct access to the doctor. In addition to up to 36 visits per child per year for an annual contract, you can call or text the doctor during office hours or after hours or from out of town. The fees will be auto-debited monthly.
Direct Primary Care physicians work for patients, not for insurance companies. The membership fees are kept low by eliminating overhead costs associated with billing insurance.
Fee for Service (Pay per visit and procedure)
In office procedures costs vary according to the procedure and supplies associated with the procedure. These will be in addition to the visit. All costs will be discussed before the procedure is performed.
Well child exam (once a year)
This is a preventive care exam (does not include price of labs or any other needed tests)
Problem visit (acute care)
Evaluation of simple problems, or one problem that is complex (example: visit for birth control, infection check, irregular bleeding, respiratory issues, etc.)
Simple an quick follow-up visits to discuss lab results, effect of treatment, adjust medication, answer any questions, fill out paperwork, etc. A 20 percent discount for coming prepared with exact cash is available.
If you are unable to come in person for a follow up visit, or you want a second opinion, the visit can be done via telephone consult or video chat. Visits suitable for telemedicine/video chat is based on doctor’s discretion.