Starting Point Acupuncture & Wellness - Specializing in the treatment of migraines and IBS

Acupuncture Insurance and Rates

Insurance and Fee Information for Starting Point Acupuncture and Wellness in Bothell, WA

Not sure if you have insurance coverage, please call our Benefits Specialist at (206) 434-6317.

Insurance Accepted:

Dr. Heintze is “in-network” | Preferred Provider with the following plans:

  • PIP (Auto Injury) Insurance
  • Regence
  • Premera
  • Lifewise
  • Aetna
  • First Choice
  • Kaiser (PPO plans)

All other plans are considered Out-of-Network. We can bill in and out of network but require time of service payment for plans that are out-of-network. ***As of January 2019, Dr. Heintze is out-of-network with Humana and Ambetter plans.

If you have questions about your insurance coverage, please contact our Benefits Specialist Debra at Puget Sound Medical Billing at (206) 434-6317. She will answer your insurance questions and clarify your insurance benefits.

Low-cost acupuncture clinic | Nonprofit

If you do not have acupuncture insurance coverage, you may qualify for our nonprofit, low-cost acupuncture and pain clinic. To learn more about eligibility, please visit

Services & Fees

  • All fees based on the length and complexity of the visit. Fees are listed in a range as they reflect billed rates. Fees do not include additional procedures, pain relief injections, lab tests, or supplements.
  • Dr. Heintze does combined naturopathic and acupuncture visits. We are a conjunctive care clinic and work with you and your primary care.
  • Your initial visit will be a consult with the doctor. This will take 15-30 minutes. At this point we will determine if we are a good fit for your care and create an individualized treatment plan for you. In most cases we will be able to get you in for a treatment following your consult. We specialize in pain management and may recommend acupuncture, pain relief injections, cupping, or vitamin shots to assist you to achieve optimal wellness.
  • Fee for consult maybe billed to insurance if naturopathic coverage. If no coverage or reaching a deductible payment is due at visit. If treatment is also given, you may have co-pay due or payment is due in full if reaching deductible or no insurance.
  • Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes early. We run on time, being late will cut your valuable treatment time short, we want you to get maximum benefit from each visit!

Estimated Fees:

Initial consult: $180 (this is considered a naturopathic office visit and can be billed to insurance, if no insurance payment due at time of service)

Naturopathic return office visit: $150-300

Acupuncture Treatment: $125

Dietary and nutritional coaching focused visit in conjunction with Naturopathic care (return patients only): $140

Pain Relief Injections: $150 (may also include office visit if indicated, packages available)

B12 shots: $35 (packages available)

Other vitamin shots: prices vary

Specialty Lab/Food allergy testing: $250-450


Other Services:

Scar treatments: to reduce appearance of scars or to reduce pain caused by scars

Biopuncture/Acupuncture Injection Therapy

Cupping: Fire cupping and suction cups

Online health classes and courses


Vitamin and Nutrient Injections:

Lipotropic Shots: “Fat burner”

Vitamin complex



Homeopathic Remedies for: Immune support, inflammation, migraines, energy, chronic pain


Non-Sufficient Funds Fee:
Returned Check Fee (NSF): $35

Cancellation Policy: (updated, 2019)

A credit card will be required when booking your appointment, if your appointment is canceled within 24 hours before your scheduled appointment, or you do not show up for an appointment, your credit card will be charged a No Show/Cancellation Fee: $75


Payment, co-pays, and deductible is due at time of service. Non covered services, supplements, and food allergy tests fees are due at time of service. We accept cash, HSA cards, and credit cards.

Automobile Accident Injury and PIP Claims:

Starting Point Acupuncture and Wellness does accept motor vehicle accident claims. Please notify your auto insurance carrier of your visit to our office immediately. Notify our office immediately if an attorney is representing you. We will bill your auto insurance for you.