Put a pin in it! Acupuncture is covered by CU Health Plans


Acupuncture is covered

According to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, acupuncture is a traditional Chinese practice in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body with thin needles. Studies suggest that this treatment can help deal with chronic pain such as low-back pain, neck pain, migraines and osteoarthritis.

That’s why all four CU medical plans offer coverage for up to 20 sessions of acupuncture per plan year. For details, see the Plan Summary Book, which outlines the services covered by your plan.

Eligibility: You must be in a benefits-eligible position, working 50% or greater time to enroll in and use this CU Advantage item. Eligible CU faculty and staff can enroll in, adjust or cancel their benefits during the annual Open Enrollment period or certain qualifying life events. Eligible new hires have 31 days after their hire date to select their benefits package.

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