Acupuncture - Washington State Local Health Insurance - CHPW


Acupuncture treatment

Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) covers acupuncture for members age 18 and over. At no cost to you, you can make six (6) acupuncture visits a year.

You don’t need a referral or prior approval. All you have to do is show your current CHPW Member ID card.

Acupuncture benefit details

  • This year, you can make up to six visits.
  • You cannot roll over unused visits to the next year.
  • The acupuncturist you see must be licensed and in our provider network.
  • This benefit covers acupuncture needle treatment only. It does not cover herbs, vitamins, and other services.
  • You need prior approval from CHPW for extra visits beyond the first six. Extra visits are only considered in cases of chronic pain or opioid use disorder.

Should I visit an acupuncturist?

You may consider seeing an acupuncturist if one or more of the following applies to you:

  • Dental pain
  • Headaches, including tension headaches and migraines
  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Menstrual cramps

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