1. What is needle free acupuncture?
Acupuncture points along relevant meridians will be treated with pea-size permanent magnets by being taped on. The magnets need to be removed after 6 hours. It is important to treat any kind of chronic condition for a period of time after the pain is gone, so
complete healing and even strengthening will occur. It is as effective as traditional acupuncture using sterilized needle. Of course, We practice traditional acupuncture as well for those who prefer it.
2. Do I need a doctor’s referral to see acupuncturist?
No. Acupuncturist is a regulated health care providers which means you do not need referral to see an acupuncturist. Some health
insurance’s policy require doctor’s referral before reimbursement, please check your policy.
3. Is the cost of acupuncture treatment covered by insurance?
You can find out if your insurance provides acupuncture benefits by calling your insurance company’s patient information or benefits line. This number can be found on your insurance card.
If your insurance provider does cover acupuncture, here are a few questions that you can ask to determine your eligibility and coverage:
- How many treatments do I get?
- How much does the insurance company pay?
- What is the normal co-pay for acupuncture from a preferred provider? (This is the amount you would pay out-of-pocket for each visit to a practitioner on their provider list.)
- What percentage will I pay for out-of-network practitioners? (This is the amount you would pay out-of-pocket for each visit to a practitioner who is NOT on their provider list.)
- Who must provide the acupuncture?
- Will I need a referral from an MD to see the acupuncturist?
- What is my deductible?
- What conditions are covered for acupuncture? (Many plans only cover the treatment of pain)
* Our clinic will figure out your insurance status if you stop by clinic submiting your insurance information and let you know if you can use insurance in one or two day for the Acupuncture treatment.
4. How many visits will I need?
A normal series of treatments are from 5 to 10 based on conditions of pain, disease. Sometimes, the practitioner may recommend multi-level approaches that include nutritional supplements, Chinese herbs, dietary change, etc
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