Medical Nutrition Therapy


Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is intensive nutritional counseling for high risk infants, children, and adults. It is a service available at the Hoke County Health Center by appointment only. Medical Nutrition Therapy is provided by a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the guidance of a physician's referral. The MNT services include the following:

  • Nutritional assessment
  • Development of an individualized nutrition care plan
  • Intensive counseling on the management of nutrition related medical conditions

MNT Appointment Costs

MNT Appointment TypeCost per 15 MinutesCost per Hour
Initial Assessment$45$180
Follow-up Assessment$40$160

We accept Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, and self-pay patients.

The Hoke County Health Department uses a sliding fee scale for MNT services provided to self-pay patients; therefore discounts are available.