Are You In Pain and a veteran?

Has the VA reduced or taken away your pain medication?

TRI WEST DOES COVER ACUPUNCTURE WITH AN ACUPUNCTURIST

If you are a disabled veteran and you are covered with the VA hospital system then you are eligible to get acupuncture. All you need to do is go to your doctor at your VA clinic and ask them to refer you out to David Bell LAc at 301 E Bethany Home Rd Phoenix AZ.

 

SEND A LETTER TO TRICARE AND GET THEM TO COVER ACUPUNCTURE!

Please, we need everyone’s assitance. Its time TRICARE approved the use of acupuncture as a treatment option for our military and family members.

If you like, you can search our forum and see how many people have been helped by acupuncture. But, it does cost out of pocket right now. Between $50-100 treatment. Its time acupuncture became a paid benefit.

I have been in contact with TRICARE officials and I have been told the following:

In the past, TRICARE didn’t cover lap band procedures. However, because of the overwhelming requests and the proven medical success, they did start covering this procedure.

So, TRICARE reps have said to do the following:

Send a letter stating that you want TRICARE to cover acupuncture.

Say it however you want…but send the letter. For the cost of a stamp and a little bit of your time, you can help change someone’s life for the better.

Send the letter to:

TRIWEST HEALTHCARE
CUSTOMER RELATIONS DEPT
PO BOX 42049
PHEONIX, AZ 85080

In addition to TRICARE, I have contacted several elected officials. TRICARE has asked that we give them the opportunity to respond before contacting more officials. So, I will wait for a little while and give TRICARE some time to process our requests.

If you know/have military families and friends, please forward them the address to TRICARE and ask them to send a letter to get the acupuncture approved as a benefit.

The following is a list of URL’s containing info about the military and acupuncture:

1. Washington Times – Acupuncture moving to war zones
2. US Military tries ‘battlefield’ acupuncture to ease pain – Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Forum

3. Nerdy Science Blog Blog Archive Combat Doctors Equipped With Acupuncture Skill

4. Acupuncture & the Military – wtop.com

5. Deploying Physicians to Use Acupuncture

6. Some vets exploring Chinese healing – Army News, opinions, editorials, news from Iraq, photos, reports – Army Times

7. Battlefield Acupuncture Introduced

8. Easing pain with acupuncture

If anyone has any questions, please let me know. Blog or send me a PM.

This is really significant to so many people. Your help is appreciated!!!
SEND A LETTER TO TRICARE.

Please, we need everyone’s assitance. Its time TRICARE approved the use of acupuncture as a treatment option for our military and family members.

If you like, you can search our forum and see how many people have been helped by acupuncture. But, it does cost out of pocket right now. Between $50-100 treatment. Its time acupuncture became a paid benefit.

I have been in contact with TRICARE officials and I have been told the following:

In the past, TRICARE didn’t cover lap band procedures. However, because of the overwhelming requests and the proven medical success, they did start covering this procedure.

So, TRICARE reps have said to do the following:

Send a letter stating that you want TRICARE to cover acupuncture.

Say it however you want…but send the letter. For the cost of a stamp and a little bit of your time, you can help change someone’s life for the better.

Send the letter to:

TRIWEST HEALTHCARE
CUSTOMER RELATIONS DEPT
PO BOX 42049
PHEONIX, AZ 85080

In addition to TRICARE, I have contacted several elected officials. TRICARE has asked that we give them the opportunity to respond before contacting more officials. So, I will wait for a little while and give TRICARE some time to process our requests.

If you know/have military families and friends, please forward them the address to TRICARE and ask them to send a letter to get the acupuncture approved as a benefit.

The following is a list of URL’s containing info about the military and acupuncture:

1. Washington Times – Acupuncture moving to war zones
2. US Military tries ‘battlefield’ acupuncture to ease pain – Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Forum

3. Nerdy Science Blog Blog Archive Combat Doctors Equipped With Acupuncture Skill

4. Acupuncture & the Military – wtop.com

5. Deploying Physicians to Use Acupuncture

6. Some vets exploring Chinese healing – Army News, opinions, editorials, news from Iraq, photos, reports – Army Times

7. Battlefield Acupuncture Introduced

8. Easing pain with acupuncture

If anyone has any questions, please let me know. Blog or send me a PM.

This is really significant to so many people. Your help is appreciated!!!