HOW WILL I BE TREATED AT NORTHWEST FUNCTIONAL NUTRITION?
You will not be asked to lose weight here. We want to see people of all sizes get a thorough assessment and a plan that addresses the root causes of health problems and we will never assume the symptoms you have are related to or can be fixed by changes in your weight.
Learn how nutrition can support your mental health in a caring, supportive environment.
Trauma Informed Care
Your story will be heard, concerns and feelings will be validated
You have a say in your care and will collaborate with your dietitian nutritionist rather than be provided a generic plan
Learn skills that encourage feeling empowered
Like You Deserve to Eat!
You don't have to earn your food through exercise! Learn about nutrition in a way that supports a healthy relationship with food instead of one that involves eating or lack-therof as punishment.
WILL HEALTH INSURANCE COVER MY VISITS?
Northwest Functional Nutrition is an in-network provider with the following insurance plans when providing care in Washington State.
First Choice Health
Medicare (CKD Stage 3 and 4 only)
Regence and BCBS
At this time we are unable to submit claims to insurance companies outside of our network but can provide a superbill for you to submit to your insurance for reimbursement.
For residents of Washington State with an in-network plan listed above, Northwest Functional Nutrition will submit a bill directly to your insurance. Please note you will be responsible for any co-pays and you will be billed for the remaining balance for deductibles, co-insurance or visit fees which may include the entire visit fee if your insurance not cover the visit.
If you plan to use insurance, call your insurance company for the following information:
Is Nikki Gepner NPI 1902084254 an in network provider for my insurance plan?
Do I have insurance coverage for nutrition counseling or medical nutrition therapy, CPT codes 97802 and 97803?
Do I have coverage for preventative nutrition counseling? If no, which medical conditions are covered?
Do I need a physician’s referral?
Do I have a deductible to meet before insurance will pay?
Do I have a co-pay?
How many nutrition sessions do I get per year or per lifetime?
Are telehealth visits covered?
As of September 1, 2022
Initial visit (90 minutes): $297
Initial visit (60 minutes) - for ages 13-18 only: $198
Follow up visit (60 minutes): $174
Follow up visit (30 minutes): $87
We accept cash, check or the following credit cards:
Last-minute cancellation/reschedule/no-show fee (within 48 hours): 100% of session fee