Carpenters Health and Security Plan

Acupuncture 

This section added effective 6/1/2019.

80% Network and Non-Network The Acupuncture Benefit Is Not Available Under Retiree Coverage For Those Who Are Eligible For Medicare

Benefits are provided for acupuncture when provided by a licensed acupuncturist with a 24 combined visit calendar year maximum for acupuncture, massage therapy, and chiropractic care. These services always require 20 percent coinsurance and these coinsurance expenses do not apply toward the $2,300 annual coinsurance maximum or $4,000 out-of-pocket maximum. Services and supplies:

  • New or established patient examination per condition.
  • Acupuncture only.

Benefits are not provided for:

  1. More than one visit per day.
  2. Manual or massage therapy.
  3. Heat therapy, cupping, therapeutic exercise, or neuromuscular reeducation.
  4. Any other service or supply such as an unlisted therapeutic procedure, kinetic activities, electromagnetic, or infrared therapy.

Last Updated: 08/16/2019