Nicole Peterson, LAc, MAcOM is in-network for:
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
HMA (Healthcare Management Administrators)
MVA Insurance (Allstate, Progressive, State Farm, etc)
She is currently an out-of-network provider for all other insurance companies. Many insurance plans have great out-of-network benefits for acupuncture.
VERIFICATION OF BENEFITS
If your plan has out-of-network coverage, we will give you a detailed receipt (superbill) that has all of the necessary codes needed for reimbursement. You would pay our office at the time of service, and then your insurance company would reimburse you directly.
MEDICARE COVERAGE - REGENCE ADVANTAGE PLAN
Medicare will cover acupuncture ONLY for chronic low back pain that meets the following criteria: Lasting 12 weeks or longer; Nonspecific, in that it has no identifiable systemic cause (i.e. not associated with metastatic, inflammatory, infectious, etc. disease); Not associated with surgery; and Not associated with pregnancy.
FSA & HSA PLANS
Acupuncture is an eligible expense for FSA and HSA accounts. Some plans will require you to submit a Letter of Medical Necessity (LMN), which we can do for you.
FEDERAL HEALTH INSURANCE
For federal employees, most health insurance plans cover acupuncture including BlueCross BlueShield, SAMBA/Cigna, United, APWU, Aetna, and Aetna Foreign Service Benefit Plan.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS (MVA)
We accept most motor vehicle accident claims including State Farm, Allstate, Progressive, etc.
We accept most worker's comp claims. Call for more information.