Cornell University's Student Health Plan (SHP) for Acupuncture

According to Cornell University's SHP for 2020-21, acupuncture services rendered by a Health Care Professional licensed to provide such services is covered under these diagnoses:

  • Chronic (minimum 12 weeks duration) neck pain; or

  • Chronic (minimum 12 weeks duration) headache; or

  • Low back pain; or

  • Nausea of pregnancy; or

  • Pain from osteoarthritis of the knee or hip (adjunctive therapy); or

  • Post-operative and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting; or

  • Post-operative dental pain; or

  • Temporomandibular disorders (TMD).

For information on in-network or out-of-network costs, reference the SHP for 2020-21. For more information on benefits, check Cornell University's Certificate of Coverage or call (607) 255-6363.