Q. What is Alternative Medicine?
A. Alternative Medicine includes healing or treatment methods such as acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal medicine and more. These methods are not included in the traditional U.S. medical curricula.
Q. Why is Alternative Medicine needed?
A. Many patients find alternative medicine has a great deal to offer, especially for treating chronic conditions where traditional medicine is not as effective. The majority of patients do not see traditional and nontraditional treatments as mutually exclusive and make informed, personal choices to integrate both.
Q. What kind of problems does Alternative Medicine deal with?
A. Alternative Medicine is used to treat a variety of physical and emotional issues from back problems and anxiety to cancer and tumors.
Q. How much can I save with this benefit?
A. The discount depends on the provider you choose. Providers offer discounts of 10% to 30% off their standard rates. Discounts cannot be combined with any other promotions. After you choose a provider, you should call the provider’s office and ask what the discounted rate is.
Q. How many times can I use the Alternative Medicine benefit?
A. There is no limit to the amount of times this benefit can be used.
Q. How can I find a participating Alternative Medicine provider or ask questions about the benefit?
A. Call the number on the back of your membership card for providers and more information.
THIS IS NOT INSURANCE.
Did you know?
“The primary reason people receive massages is for health and wellness reasons.”
– AMTA Consumer Surveys, 2014
“91% agree that massage can be effective in reducing pain.”
– AMTA Consumer Surveys, 2015