December 2014- Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) now recognizing Acupuncturists in Nova Scotia under Program of Choice (POC) 12 – Related Health
Services, effective June 1, 2014.
If you or your members have any questions or to become a Registered Provider for VAC, please contact the Blue Cross provider inquiry line toll-free at 1-888-261-4033.
Once registered, you will receive a provider information manual and will be able to bill on behalf of VAC clients using the following guidelines:
Benefit Code 344501
Description – Acupuncturist Visit
Pre-authorization Required: TAC (Group ‘A’ clients only)
Frequency: 15 / CY
Dollar Limit: $75 initial / $60 subsequent
Providers will be reimbursed their usual and customary charges up to a maximum of th edollar limit indicated above.
- CY Calendar year
- MD Medical Doctor
- TAC Treatment Authorization Centre