top of page
Inclusive

HOW WILL I BE TREATED AT NORTHWEST FUNCTIONAL NUTRITION?

Woman walking in the rain by Body Liberation Photos

Weight Inclusive

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.

Helping Hand

Addiction Recovery

Learn how nutrition can support your mental health in a caring, supportive environment.

Helping Hand
Woman in the kitchen drinking coffee or tea

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

Woman in kitchen
Person ordering food by Body Liberation Photos

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.

Woman ordering food

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

  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington

  • Molina

    • Apple Health: ages 21 and older require prior authorization and referral from a doctor

    • Marketplace: ages 21 and older after 3 visits are used with any dietitian or nutritionist, prior authorization and referral from a doctor are required to use coverage

  • Medicare (kidney disease-stage 3 and 4 CKD and diabetes only)

  • Premera

  • Regence

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 does 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?

Insurance

FEES

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:

Amex

Discover

Visa

Mastercard

 

Last-minute cancellation/reschedule/no-show fee (within 48 hours):             100% of session fee

Fees
bottom of page