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Can I expect my acupuncturist to fill out my insurance forms?

Dede Bonner
Health Education

Ninety-five percent of professional acupuncturists are self employed. Therefore, your acupuncturist probably doesn’t have the staff or resources to submit insurance claims on your behalf.

 Ask if this acupuncturist provides a receipt called a “super bill.” This is a standard form used to report treatments to insurance providers.

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