Frequently Asked Questions

Function is currently in beta. What does beta mean?

Who needs Function?

How do I get started?

Is Function comprehensive for women’s health?

Is Function comprehensive for men’s health?

Which tests do I have access to with a Function membership?

Does Function require insurance?

Why hasn’t this existed before?

When should I start Function?

How soon can I get tested after joining?

How old do I have to be to use Function Health?

Where is Function available?

Is Function available internationally?

Why are lab tests usually so expensive?

How were the tests included with Function membership selected?

Are the tests the same used by specialists?

How does Function compare to my annual physical?

Why don't I already get tested for these when I visit my doctor?

Does Function replace my doctor or concierge care membership?

I’ve done genetic testing. How is Function different?

Do I have to use my real name on my Function account?

Is Function an insurance plan?

Does Function accept insurance or healthcare savings account (HSA/FSA) payments?

Do I have to have a prescription to order a test?

I recently tested. Should I wait to do Function?

What more does Function offer than my regular doctor?

Where do I get tested?

How do I schedule my lab visit?

How long does a lab visit take?

Why does the full Function panel require two visits?

How often should I be tested?

Why do I need to test every six months?

What if I have a history of fainting during blood collection?

Do you offer at-home test kits (e.g. finger prick)?

Can I get tested if I am pregnant or nursing?

Do I need to fast?

Do I need to stop taking my medications before the test?

Should I avoid seafood prior to my test?

Will Biotin affect my results?

Are Function’s tests accurate?

Can I just get one of the tests listed?

Can I add a test after I set up a round of tests?

Can Function diagnose me?

Do my biomarkers frequently naturally fluctuate?

Will Function tell me if I'm fertile?

I'm trying to conceive, what can Function tell me?

If I'm on hormonal birth control, what fertility tests are done?

Is there a cancer test?

Will Function tell me if I'm metabolically unfit?

How about testing my heart?

How about testing my thyroid?

How about testing for heavy metals?

How about testing for Alzheimer's risk?

How about food and outdoor/indoor allergy testing?

How about sexual health testing?

Will Function explain to me why I feel the way I do?

Will being diagnosed with COVID-19 or getting the COVID-19 vaccine affect my Function results?

How long does it take to get results?

Where do Function's personalized insights come from?

Does a Function doctor review my results?

Do I have access to speak with doctors?

Can I share my results with my doctor?

Will I get a PDF of my results each time I test?

What if one of my results is an emergency?

Are there ever errors with my lab tests?

What happens if I believe a test is a false positive or false negative?

How does Function apply AI to my data?

Does Function integrate with my Oura, Whoop, Apple Health or other services?

What does membership price include?

What does your Health Portfolio do for you?

How do I schedule an on-demand test?

How do I schedule a re-test?

Why is Function early access only?

How do I get early access to Function?

I'm a Function member. How do I invite a friend to get early access to Function?

Does Function have a referral program?

Can I share my membership with my partner?

Does Function have an affiliate program?

How do I change personal information associated with my account?

Can I submit my Function membership for reimbursement with my insurance?

How do I get in touch with the team?

How do I cancel my membership?

If I cancel my Function membership, can I receive a refund?

Can I delete my data?

How does Function keep my information safe?

Who will have access to my results?

Can I delete my data?

I’m a hospital or healthcare provider, how can I refer my patients to Function?

Do you work with employers?

I’m interested in working for Function, how can I apply?

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