Thyroid.

Root cause medicine for thyroid conditions.

Our board-certified and functional medicine trained doctors specialize in diagnosing, preventing and treating thyroid conditions using a root cause & holistic approach.

Try 30 days for $249 or $99/mo with in-network insurance.

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71%

Lowered symptoms in 60 days, on average.

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Average lowered inflammation hsCRP.

95%

Of members see improvement after 6 months.

Thyroid conditions we treat.

Hypothyroidism (Graves, Hashimoto's)
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Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone. Symptoms may include:

1. Fatigue and low energy levels
2. Weight gain
3. Muscle weakness or aches
4. Constipation or irritable bowl syndrome
5. Depression or mood swings

Hyperthyroidism (Graves, Hashimoto's)
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Hyperthyroidism is a condition characterized by excessive production of thyroid hormone, resulting in symptoms such as weight loss, rapid heartbeat, and increased sweating. Symptoms may include:

1. Unintentional weight loss
2. Increased bowel movements or diarrhea
3. Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)
4. Fatigue or muscle weakness
5. Anxiety or irritability

How our thyroid health program works.

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Comprehensive thyroid analysis from a doctor.

We dedicate time to understanding your genetics, history, lifestyle, and goals. Combined with advanced lab tests other doctors don’t run, you get new, in-depth information about the root causes of your potential thyroid condition, and an integrative program to address it.

Linking gut and thyroid health.

We use advanced lab tests, data, and tools to build a detailed evaluation of your thyroid health to create a personalized plan targeting the root cause & risks.

What does your doctor screen for at the first meeting?
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Diet, lifestyle & exercise, family history, prior personal history, smoking and drinking history, occupational exposure, previous labs, and medical history, as well as known genetic predispositions.

What our doctors test for.

Food triggers, sensitivities, intolerances, allergies.
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Microbiome analysis (including digestion abilities), Food Allergy (IgE) testing, Zonulin.

Potential nutrient deficiencies.
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Total Glutathione, oxidative stress markers (lipid peroxides, 8-OHdG), Vitamin markers (Vit A, B vitamins, Vit D, Vit E), Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Zinc, Iodine, Omega 3 index (and O3/O6 ratio).

Chronic infections or exposures.
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TGF-beta1, CRP, ESR, IL-6, Ferritin, Fibrinogen, TNF-alpha, Serum amyloid A, C4a levels, and Melanocyte stimulating hormone.

Medications & supplements that may induce thyroid issues.
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Our doctors will screen for the medications and supplements that you are currently taking that may induce a thyroid condition.

Family history & genomics.
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Here are genes that we may screen for: IL1, IL6, TNF alpha, APOE, FUT2, HO-1, TIMP4, CRP, CYP1B1, CYP1A1, ENOS, FUT2, TIMP4, MNSOD, PPARA, TYK2, Th17 related SNPs (Th17-related genes (IL23R, RORC, IL6R, IL17A, IL17F, CCR6, IL6, JAK2, TNFSF15, IL23A, IL22, STAT3, TBX21, SOCS3, IL12RB1 and IL17RA).

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Get a personalized health plan for your thyroid.

Find holistic solutions to support thyroid health. We see treatment as a balance of many different factors and strive to help you build sustainable habits that incorporate nutrition balance, lifestyle choices, and supplements when necessary.

What’s in your personalized plan?

The lab & screening results show us specific nutrient deficiencies that need to be targeted, current inflammation levels, & how to optimize the link between gut health and thyroid health. All to get to the root cause of your thyroid issues.

Integrative nutrition plan.
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All nutrition plans are personalized, however we may use a combination of a cardio-metabolic food plan, autoimmune Paleo diet, low histamine, oxalate, sulfur, and salicylate plans, herbal treatments, mito food plan.

Lifestyle & movement plan.
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Enjoyable forms of movement, stress management, sleep tracking (Oura Ring, Woop, and others), therapy, mental & emotional care.

Supplements & medication.
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We believe in a nutrition-first approach. As a policy, supplement recommendations are targeted entirely at the risk factors identified in the tests. Our doctors can prescribe medication and will do so on an as needed basis.

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Progress tracking & ongoing thyroid support.

With proactive 30-60 minute appointments & unlimited messaging, we make sure that you achieve your thyroid health goals. Our holistic functional medicine approach puts you at the center of the treatment process.

Ongoing support, tracking, and proactive visits.

Maximize your progress with continuous functional medicine support and check-ins with your doctor and nutritionist. We'll also track your progress using wearables, repeat advanced lab tests, and educational content geared toward your condition.

Personalized care and support.
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Personalized care from the comfort of your home, targeted at prevention, planning, and personalization rather than just sick treatment. Our functional medicine team also offers unlimited messaging when you need it.

Repeat testing, follow-ups, and risk calculators.
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Geared toward lowering 10 years and lifetime risk of heart attack and stroke, we use standardized risk calculators to track your risk and improvement over time (American College of Cardiology and Mayo Clinic).

Care that changes lives.

Meet CJ - joined Index Health March 2022.

She needed help with her bloating & abdominal pain, pain in muscles & joints, fatigue and mood swings.

Results after 6 months:
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Resolution of fatigue, pain, allergic, and gut symptoms.
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Correction and stabilization of hormone levels.
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Correction and stabilization of liver enzymes.
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Improved mood.

Clear costs. Great care.

Become an Index Health member today and get a long-term partner dedicated to preventing disease and getting you to optimal health.

Monthly

Annually

Save $289+

With Insurance.

In-Network (PPO & HMO)
$899/yr
$1,188/yr

You will be responsible for paying your copay, co-insurance, deductible, and other related payments agreed with your plan

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What’s covered by insurance:
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Unlimited doctor visits (60 min).
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Unlimited nutritionist visits (60 min).
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Lab testing from LabCorp & Quest (typically).
What’s covered by the membership:
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Unlimited health coach visits.
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100% personalized treatment plan.
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Unlimited messaging.
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Access to advanced lab testing.
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Premium support.
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Visits available within 7 days.
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Cancel anytime after the first 30 days.

Without Insurance.

Out-Of-Pocket
$3,200/yr
$3,538/yr
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What’s included for 12 months:
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6 doctor visits (60 min each).
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3 nutritionist visits.
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Unlimited health coach visits.
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100% personalized treatment plan.
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Unlimited messaging.
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Access to advanced lab testing.
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Premium support.
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Visits available within 7 days.
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Use your HSA/FSA.
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Cancel anytime after the first 30 days.

With Insurance.

In-Network (PPO & HMO)
$99/mo

You will be responsible for paying your copay, co-insurance, deductible, and other related payments agreed with your plan

Accepting following insurances:
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What’s covered by insurance:
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Unlimited doctor visits (60 min).
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Unlimited nutritionist visits (60 min).
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Lab testing from LabCorp & Quest (typically).
What’s covered by the membership:
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Unlimited health coach visits.
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100% personalized treatment plan.
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Unlimited messaging.
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Access to advanced lab testing.
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Premium support.
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Visits available within 7 days.
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Cancel anytime after the first 30 days.

Without Insurance.

Out-Of-Pocket
$249
For the first 30 days. Afterwards $299/mo.
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What’s included for 12 months:
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6 doctor visits (60 min each).
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3 nutritionist visits.
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Unlimited health coach visits.
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100% personalized treatment plan.
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Unlimited messaging.
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Access to advanced lab testing.
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Premium support.
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Visits available within 7 days.
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Use your HSA/FSA.
try first 30 days for $249

Cancel anytime after the first 30 days.

Don't just take our word for it.

Other conditions we treat.

FAQ

Where is Index Health available?
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At the current time, Index Health is only available through telemedicine in the states of Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. All from the comfort of your home. Stay tuned for updates on new availabilities across the USA. Follow us on social media for updates:

What are the benefits of virtual care?
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Virtual care, also known as telehealth or telemedicine, offers several benefits when compared to traditional in-person healthcare. Here are some of the key advantages of virtual care:

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Accessibility and Convenience: Overcomes geographical barriers, allowing care from anywhere (you will need to be in the state that you live for your consultations). Eliminates travel time and costs.
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Flexible Scheduling: Appointments available to suit busy schedules. Reduces and even eliminates appointment wait times.
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Continuity of Care: Simplifies follow-up appointments. Supports ongoing monitoring for chronic conditions.
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Time and Cost Savings: Saves travel time & expenses. Eliminates waiting room time.
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Privacy and Confidentiality: Offers a secure environment for sensitive discussions. Enhances patient comfort.

Remember, the suitability of virtual care versus traditional care depends on the medical situation, patient preferences, and healthcare provider recommendations.

What's included when I become a member?
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We recommend following our highly rated health program that includes 5 physician visits, and 3 nutritionist visits, which has shown to deliver the best outcomes for our patients. In addition to the above, as an Index Health patient, you'll receive the following:

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A personalized plan (nutrition, lifestyle, supplements, targeted medication if need be, and a plan to get off of medication).
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Access to advanced lab tests with advanced diagnostic capabilities.
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Unlimited messaging.
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Unlimited health coach visits.
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Discounted rates for supplements.
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Curated content for your health goals.

You can schedule a free call with an Index Health Care Manager to learn more.

Do I need to physically visit a lab even though it is fully online-based?
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Yes, while Index Health operates primarily through telemedicine, certain advanced lab tests require physical sample collection. We can provide the convenience of home draw labs and home tests, ensuring a seamless experience. Our partnerships with trusted labs allow you to schedule at-home sample collections, making it easier for you to undergo the necessary advanced tests without visiting a medical facility. This approach combines the benefits of telemedicine with the accuracy of specialized lab analyses, ensuring you receive comprehensive care from the comfort of your own space.

Does Index Health accept insurance, Medicare or Medicaid?
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Yes, Index Health is now an In-Network provider for Elevance (Anthem) in Virginia, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO plans in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Virginia. For these plans, you can utilize your insurance benefits for medical appointments. Please note that we do not accept Medicare Advantage or Blue Supplemental Plans at this time.

For other services, we accept Out-Of-Network insurance. During your free call with an Index Health Care Manager, you can inquire about your Out-Of-Network deductible and how it applies to our services.

Lab work, which is a key part of the Index Health experience, is typically covered by your insurance and is not included in the Index Health membership fee. We collaborate with Labcorp and Quest, which are in-network labs, ensuring a smoother process for your lab service needs.

What is Out-Of-Network?
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Think of Out-Of-Network as the opposite of In-Network, for your insurance company. An Out-Of-Network provider is a provider that is not directly contracted with your insurance company.

As an Out-Of-Network provider, we are able to submit a claim with your insurance company so that you can be reimbursed a certain amount of money for the fees paid to Index Health.

The amount reimbursable depends on your insurance plan's deductible, whether your plan will reimburse you for Out-Of-Network services, and other factors. Index Health cannot guarantee reimbursement from your insurance company.

Not sure about the details of your plan? No problem! We can help for free. You can schedule a free call with an Index Health advisor so that you can find out more information about your insurance plan's coverage, and how much you’ll potentially be reimbursed.

Can I use my HSA/FSA to pay for Index Health?
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For our $299/month membership plan, you can use your HSA/FSA, as Index Health is considered a medically eligible expense.

However, for the $99/month insurance plan, HSA/FSA cannot be used. This is due to the fact that we bill your insurance directly for appointments under this plan, and there are no medical codes associated with the $99 fee that would qualify for HSA/FSA claims. For other eligible expenses outside the insurance plan, you may use your HSA/FSA.

Do I have unlimited messaging with providers between appointments?
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Yes, you do have unlimited messaging! Think of unlimited messaging as an easy and quick way to chat with your doctor and nutritionist. We typically get back to our patients within 48 hours for most inquiries.

Can I choose my doctor/nutritionist?
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For our $299/month membership plan, you are free to choose your doctor based on availability. Please discuss your preferences with your care manager during the signup process, and we will make every effort to accommodate your choice.

For those on the $99/month insurance plan, options are currently limited. Our care manager will discuss the available options with you and help schedule your first appointment.

What's the cancellation policy?
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You may cancel anytime after your first 30 days. The initial setup fee of $249 for the first 30 days is non-refundable. If you have any questions or are looking to cancel your membership, please get in touch at:

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