Approved Insurance Companies

Aviva Healthcare

Cover up to ten acupuncture sessions each policy year on referral from a GP for each separate condition.

A practitioner must be a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS)or British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).

Not covered for chronic conditions, pre-existing conditions, pregnancy and childbirth.


0800 068 3827 (Mon-Fri 8 am to 8 pm)

Hi NAXA PPP Healthcare

Cover up to ten acupuncture sessions each policy year on referral from a GP.


Not covered for chronic conditions, pre-existing conditions, pregnancy and childbirth and cosmetic treatment.


0800 111 4004 ( Mon-Fri 9am to 7 pm)

Beneden Health

Health cash plan:


Acupuncture treatment provided by a professionally qualified and registered acupuncturist is payable according to the benefit schedule (from a maximum of £75 at Level 1 to a maximum of £350 at level 5) up to the combined maximum benefit per Insured Person in each Policy Year.


0800 414 8071 ( Mon – Fri 8:45am to 5:30 pm)

Birmingham Hospital Saturday Fund

Health cash plan:


4 levels of cover to choose from. Cover from £250 to £750 per policy year, for acupuncture, depending on the level of cover taken.


Acupuncturist must be a member of: British Medical Acupuncture Society; British Acupuncture Council; Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists; British Academy of Western Medical Acupuncture; Chinese Medical Institute and Register.

0800 622552


Health cash plan:


Will cover the costs towards acupuncture treatment services provided by an acupuncturist. Acupuncturist means an acupuncturist, recognised by Bupa or registered as a Member or Fellow of the British Acupuncture Council

(MBAcC or FBAcC), British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS), or

Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP).

0808 115 3722 (Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm, Sat 9am to 12:30pm)

May request a call back

The Exeter

Health cash plan covers acupuncture under complementary therapies from £300 (basic cover) to £600 a year. Health+ Policy covers acupuncture from as little as no cover to as much as unlimited cover, depending on your benefit options. Chronic conditions, pre-existing conditions, and a number of other exclusions apply.

0300 123 3201

General & Medical Healthcare

Acupuncture is covered under complementary medicine. Cover ranges from £250 to £1,500 dependent on the policy you choose.


Normal exclusions apply, i.e no pre-existing medical conditions.

Initially, you would have to go to your NHS GP to obtain a referral.


The Acupuncturist would need to be under the age of 70 and recognised by General and Medical Healthcare as a complementary medicine practitioner.


0800 980 4601


Acupuncture covered under the health cash plan, ranging from £60 to £655 money back per year.


Pre-existing conditions are not covered.


Acupuncturist must be from a list of approved professional organisations.

01270 588555 (Mon-Fri 8am to 6 pm)


HSF health plan helps towards the cost of acupuncture treatment by a qualified and registered practitioner.


Dependent on level of cover chosen, cover can range from £75 to £900 a year.


Normal exclusions apply, will not cover pre-existing medical conditions


0800 917 2208

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