Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a specific question you'd like us to address that is not answered here, feel free to contact us directly at health@prescribelifemedicine.com or call 206-686-2111.

Can Dr. Westaway be my PCP?

Dr. Westaway serves as the PCP for many of her clients and is shifting her practice to focus more on her passion and skills around preconception care and fertility. At this time she is not accepting new clients in the role of primary care provider.

Does Dr. Westaway accept my insurance?

Dr. Westaway is not contracted with any insurance companies.  She can provide a superbill, which will allow you to receive reimbursement for a portion of your care if your insurance covers out of network naturopathic care.  Please note that out of network care is often subject to a separate deductible.

Why doesn't Dr. Westaway take insurance?

In order to provide the level of care that she does, it is important that Dr. Westaway be able to spend quite a bit of time with her patients.  The current insurance reimbursement system does not provide reimbursement at a rate that would allow her to practice in this way.

Do I have to get supplements from Dr. Westaway or can I buy them somewhere else?

You are free to purchase anything Dr. Westaway prescribes wherever you like.  It is very important that you not look for inexpensive alternative brands.  Many supplement companies have been found to provide products that do not contain the active ingredients advertised and contain other contaminants that can be harmful to your health.  The brands that Dr. Westaway recommends test each batch of materials for purity and each batch of finished product for purity and potency.  Please use the brands prescribed.  Dr. Westaway provides some supplements in house as a matter of convenience for her patients so that they may get started right away with a treatment plan for an acute illness.  She also provides some supplements that are difficult to find over the counter.  Dr. Westaway also provides an online dispensary option for many other supplements in order to provide access to the level of quality that she feels is important for achieving treatment goals.