Communication Disorders and Sciences



The Youngerman Center participates with most of the major private insurance companies.

Youngerman ClinicAffiliated companies include:

  • Community Blue
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • Univera
  • Nova Health Care Administrators
  • United Health Care-Empire Plan
  • North American Preferred
  • GHI
  • Medicare (audiology services only)

  • Insurance covers an evaluation (with referral as appropriate) when a communication or hearing disorder is suspected.
  • Co-pays are the responsibility of the individual.
  • Insurance will not cover an evaluation for foreign accent.
  • Individuals who do not have insurance will be responsible for the cost of an evaluation.
  • If therapy is recommended and no insurance coverage is available, the individual can apply for the center's sliding fee scale program. A fee will be determined based on combined household income.

If you have a question about Insurance coverage, applying for a reduced fee, or your bill, please contact Annette Caruso at (716) 673-3203,


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