Chiropractic

 

A discount chiropractic plan from Smart Choice Card offers discounts of 30% to 50% on chiropractic care.  You receive access to over 3,000 chiropractors nationwide.

  • Enjoy a free consultation
  • Save 50% on diagnostic services and necessary x-rays performed on-site
  • Save 30% on treatments and most other services

 

CHIROPRACTIC


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Members save 30% to 50% at over 3,000 participating chiropractors nationwide.

Highlights

  • Free initial consultation.
  • 50% off diagnostic services.
  • 50% off X-rays performed on-site.
  • 30% off treatment and other services.
  • No limit to the number of visits.
  • Over 3,000 providers.
  • Each chiropractor’s licensure and insurance are verified before being accepted in the network.
  • Items such as vitamins and durable goods are priced at the doctor’s discretion.

Disclosures

Chiropractic Benefit is not available to Vermont residents.

 

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Chiropractic FAQ

Q. What is the chiropractic benefit?

A. UHS Chiropractic™ provides services at discounted rates from a choice of over 3,000 participating Doctors of Chiropractic.

Q. How much can I expect to save?

A. Members of UHS will receive a free initial consultation, as well as 50% savings on diagnostic procedures and X-rays performed on-site, and 30% savings on treatments and most other services.

Q. Who needs chiropractic care?

A. Everyone can benefit from modern, safe, effective, and painless chiropractic care.

Q. How do I receive my discount when I go for treatment? Must I file a claim?

A. All you need to do to receive your discount is show the provider your membership card and tell them you are with UHS Chiropractic™.  To ensure you receive a discount, it is very important that you mention UHS when you make your appointment and at the time of service. Since this is a non-insured plan, there are no claim forms or reimbursement procedure.  The discount is always applied at the time of purchase.

Q. Can I receive a discount at any chiropractor's office?

A. No. You must go to a location that is contracted with UHS Chiropractic™ in order to receive your discount.  Members can call our toll-free number located on the back of their card or 24 hours a day, 7 days a week go to www.locateproviders.com to access the names of participating providers nearest them.

Q. How do I nominate my chiropractor for this program?

A. If you wish to nominate your chiropractor to the UHS Chiropractic™ program, just complete a nomination form, located in your membership packet, and we will contact them about becoming a provider.

Q. Is there a limit on how many times I may use my card?

A. There is no limit on the number of times you and your family may take advantage of the savings provided by the UHS Chiropractic™ benefit throughout the year.

Q. Is there a consultation fee?

A. The initial consultation is free!

Q. May I use this card in conjunction with my insurance?

A. Yes. In fact, after you pay the discounted amount at the point of service, you may then file the claim with your insurance.

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Statistics

"It is estimated that doctors of chiropractic treat more than 30 million people annually." National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Practice Analysis of Chiropractic, 2010

"In the United States, Chiropractic is the nation's third largest primary healthcare profession, surpassed in numbers only by practitioners of medicine and dentistry. It is the largest, most regulated, and best recognized of the complementary and alternative professions." National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Practice Analysis of Chiropractic, 2010

"Doctors of chiropractic routinely treat patients to prevent the majority of the top ten most expensive health conditions in the United States including treatment of trauma disorders, prevention of diabetes and high blood pressure, and treatment of osteoarthritis and back pain." Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2013

"Low back pain is a significant public health problem. Up to 85 percent of Americans have back pain at some point in their lives. In addition to its negative effects on employee productivity, back pain treatment accounts for about $50 billion annually in health care costs—making it one of the top 10 most costly conditions treated in the United States." Center for Health Value Innovation Report, 2010

"More than 20 million Americans had received chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation in the past 12 months." U.S. Census Bureau National Health Interview Survey, 2007

"Approximately 7% of the US population seeks care from doctors of chiropractic (DCs) annually, representing nearly 200 million patient visits." Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 2010

"Of chiropractic patients, 61% report their care as being “very helpful,” whereas 27% report the same for conventional medical care." Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 2010

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