Insurance and Fees
For those who are self-paying patients, the fees are as follows:
Acupuncture--First visit: $90 (this includes history, examination, assessment, treatment)
Acupuncture--All subsequent visits: $70
Needle-Free Acupuncture (Shakuju/Shonishin) -- $85
Reiki/Medical Qigong: $60
Because many insurance plans offer discount options, your costs may be lower. Call us for details.
We providers for Ohio State University health plans. Those with insurance through The Ohio State University receive coverage for acupuncture. Those on the staff/faculty plans receive a $2000 per year benefit; and those with the student health plan receive a $750 per year benefit. For more information, please call the benefits/eligibility number on the back of your insurance card.
Also, Worker's Compensation covers acupuncture services. If you already have a claim, please contact your physician of record to request a C-9 approval for acupuncture. If you have any questions about this please feel free to call us.
Thomas E. Turpen, MS, R.Ac. is a credentialed provider for OSU Managed Care. He is also a credentialed/paneled provider for the other plans listed below. To verify coverage, please contact your insurance provider. Also, when scheduling, please let us know if you have insurance as well as who is your insurance provider.
United Healthcare, OSU Managed Care, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, BWC (Worker's Compensation)
ACN, Great-West Healthcare, American Whole Health Network, Health Allies, Health Savings Accounts