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What Do Insurance Companies
Say About Acupuncture? 

(This is GENERAL information for educational purposes.)
To obtain YOUR SPECIFIC INSURANCE COVERAGE, it is best to call the number on the back of your insurance card to request the most up-to-date, specific details of your personal coverage. We recommend getting the details from them in writing.

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Trends in Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture 2010-2019 (Jan 2022 article) 

Most Patients Who Opt for Acupuncture Pay for It Themselves (April 2022)

Aetna - Introduced a new standard acupuncture benefit since 2022.  Learn what they say about Acupuncture and Dry needling.

AARP - Does Medicare cover acupuncture?

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield - has a very long acupuncture bulletin

Care Partners of CT - Medicare Advantage

Cigna Health - Acupuncture. Learn about Medical Coverage Policy

Connecticare - Acupuncture for chronic lower back pain, a new benefit for some Medicare Advantage members

CT State Active Employees - 2022/2023 Health Care Options Planner

Emblem Health - Acupuncture Benefit

Health Net - Summary of Benefits and Coverage

Husky Health CT - Acupuncture Provider Benefits

Medicare - Part B covers up to 12 acupuncture visits in 90 days for chronic low back pain.

Oxford & United Healthcare - Merged in 2004.  United Healthcare's Medicare Advantage Acupuncture Guideline

NCQA - The biggest health insurance plans in CT