Complementary Alternative Treatments

Health and Wellness Services

Save up to 25 percent off acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy and podiatry.

Here's how:

  1. Select a participating provider (one-time registration is required at Choosehealthy.com). You will also receive directions to your participating provider's facility and a Provider Access Certificate.
  2. Call the participating provider and schedule an appointment. A physician referral is not necessary. There are no annual visit limitations and you may change participating providers at any time.
  3. Upon arrival, show the participating provider your Optima Health member ID card to verify eligibility. Then pay the discounted fee at the time of your visit. There are no claim forms to file.

Health and Wellness Products

Members may browse and purchase a broad selection of health improvement and wellness products. These include:

  • Vitamins & Minerals
  • Food Supplements
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Herbs & Botanicals
  • Relaxation Resources
  • Pilates, Yoga & TaiChi
  • Fitness & Activity
  • Health Books & Videos
  • Beauty & Personal

Common Questions

Is this a covered benefit under my health plan?

No, it is a program that offers members up to a 25 percent discount on chiropractic care, massage therapy and acupuncture.

Who is eligible?

All Optima Health plan members.

How do I get more information?

Call American Specialty Health toll free at 1-800-678-9133 or contact us.

How do I request an acupuncturist, chiropractor, massage therapist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, or podiatrist to be included in the network?

Simply fill out a nomination form or call ASHN Member Services toll free at 1-800-678-9133.

Chiropractic care, podiatry, physical therapy, and occupational therapy are already included as part of my health plan benefit. How does this discount program impact my current benefit?

If you have a chiropractic, podiatry, physical therapy, or occupational therapy medical benefit under the Plan, you may want to use this discount program after you have reached your annual Plan limits, or for services not covered under that benefit.

Do I need a referral or pre-authorization?

No. Whether you are an HMO, POS or PPO member, you do not need to get referrals or pre-authorizations to take advantage of this discount program. Just follow the three-step process of: 1) selecting a participating provider, 2) scheduling an appointment, and 3) receiving and paying for services.

Do I need to submit claim forms?

No.

Do I need permission to change participating providers in the middle of a treatment plan?

No. You may change providers at any time.


To learn about other discounts available to Optima Health members, visit Saving More Discount Program.

The ChooseHealthy Program is administered by American Specialty Health Administrators, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). ChooseHealthy is a federally registered trademark of ASH and used with permission herein.

Please note that this program is not insurance. You should check any insurance benefits you have before using this discount program, as those benefits may result in lower costs to you than using this discount program. The discount program provides for discount specialty health care services from participating practitioners. You are obligated to pay for all health care services but will receive a discount from those health care practitioners who have contracted with the discount program. The discount program has no liability for providing or guaranteeing services and assumes no liability for the quality of services rendered.

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