David Penner MD PLLC

Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
324 West Bay Dr NW #214, Olympia WA 98502
Phone:  360 539-1736  Fax:  360-350-5610


Currently I am an in network provider with Regence BlueShield, Premera Blue Cross, Aetna, First Choice, Kaiser / Group Health, Uniform Medical, Federal Employees Program / GEHA, Lifewise, HMA and most out of state Blue Cross or Blue Shield plans that processes mental health benefits through Regence or Premera locally.  Please note I am in network with only these primary insurers and only bill them directly.  If your insurance company "carves out" mental health benefits to a completely separate company to one of the above (as often indicated by separate telephone numbers or directions for mental health claims submissions on the back of your insurance card) I am most likely "out of network."  It is your responsibility to verify with your insurance company that I am an in network provider. 

Kaiser / Group Health Options and Kaiser/ Group Health Alliant Plus may be seen without a need for a referral. Other Kaiser / Group Health members may call Kaiser behavioral health at 888-287-2860 for preauthorization. (Kaiser Customer service number 888-901-4636 for benefits).

Injured workers seeking care under an active Department of Labor and Industries claim will require authorization from the department.  For treatment under LNI please leave a message with our staff at 360 539 1736 option 7.

Otherwise, I provide out of network service for your care. Payment is due at time of service. For most other insurers I submit reimbursement claims for you.  Insurance companies process these claims and reimburse you directly according to your benefits. I am out of network and have no affiliation with Medicare, Medicaid, or Tricare and am unable to submit claims to them.  If you have Medicare and chose to see me you will be unable to seek reimbursement from Medicare.

Please contact your insurance company to determine your individual plan's out-of-network benefits.

If your insurance company is unable to provide you with timely access or adequate choices of providers as required by WAC 284-43-9970 (link), I can provide you and your insurer with a standard single-case agreement. Contact your insurer for assistance with this.

Please see current practice policies for fee details.

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