Acupuncture and chiropractic services

Offer patients alternative ways to heal their bodies and minds.


With alternative medicine gaining popularity, more members than ever are seeking out acupuncture, chiropractic care and other non-traditional services. Get the details on Sharp Health Plan’s coverage for alternative health care and how to help your members find the right providers for them.



Many Sharp Health Plan members have access to acupuncture and chiropractic services through their benefit plans, either included or added as extra benefits.

Find out if your patient's plan includes chiropractic and acupuncture services by logging into Sharp Connect or checking the summary of benefits in your patient's handbook.



Access to contracted providers

American Specialty Health offers discounted rates for alternative health care services. The services are considered to be enhancements to our medical plans and not insurance coverage. As of 10/1/19, a referral is not needed in order for a member to access chiropractic and acupuncture services. The referral and authorization process is handled directly by the ASH provider.

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Referrals for acupuncture and chiropractic care

Members whose coverage includes supplemental acupuncture or chiropractic benefits, can can seek Direct Access care with a participating provider. As of 10/1/2019, a referral is not needed in many cases. For more information, contact American Specialty Health at 1-800-678-9133.

Savings on services, products and more

American Specialty Health's discount program, ChooseHealthy®, offers discounts on services, health and fitness products, and fitness facilities. Contact your health plan for information about registering for the ChooseHealthy program.

ChooseHealthy® and the ChooseHealthy® design logo are trademarks of American Specialty Health Incorporated.

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