Billing and Insurance
Does Insurance Cover Acupuncture In WA?
Every insurance plan that originates in the state of Washington includes some acupuncture benefits. The number of visits varies from plan to plan however there are certain large plans that cap the number of annual visits. There are certain plan specific requirements such as in regences product line Selections requires your PCP to write a referral in order for your insurance to cover. Uniform medical plan requires a pain diagnosis in order for coverage to be effective.
Insurance Companies Listed Below Administer Acupuncture Insurance.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Kaiser Permanente PPO
- Group Health Options
- First Choice
- PIP – Personal Injury Protection
For Patients looking for particular acupuncture care you may self refer in all cases except Regence Selections. This particular insurance requires a referral from your Primary Care Provider (PCP) in order for your coverage to be effective. All other insurances do not require a referral although one is always encouraged and appreciated. We feel it creates an integrated network of communication for you and your health care providers.
Virtually all major insurance companies cover acupuncture services. Call us now and will do the checking for you to make sure. We look forward to meeting you.
With the rise in patients seeking acupuncture as alternative treatment to resolve medical conditions, many group health insurance plans now offer coverage for acupuncture in Washington State.
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