Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

Auto Accident and Health Insurance FAQs

Does health insurance cover massage therapy?

Some health insurance policies do cover massage therapy. Holistic Massage of Hood River is a preferred provider for some plan providers, including:

    • Providence PPO
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

Can you look over my specific insurance plan and let me know if my policy covers massage therapy?

Yes, we would be happy to call your insurance to check your benefits. Please provide us with the following information from your insurance card:

• Your full name and date of birth
• Your insurance company and plan name
• Your subscriber ID
• The group number and employer name (if your policy is through an employer)
• Customer service phone number from the back of the card

You may either email this information to info@massagehoodriver.com or call 541-490-1444.

Will my auto Insurance cover massage therapy if I have been injured in an accident?

Most auto insurance policies will cover the cost of massage therapy if you have been injured in an auto accident. Usually, a doctor’s referral is required. Please see our Health, Accident, Auto Insurance + Massage Therapy page or call 541.490.1444 for more information.

I work for Insitu and I have Premera Blue Cross Insurance. Is massage covered?

If you are an Insitu employee, your Premera health insurance policy most likely covers a portion your massage therapy visit. Please call us at 541.490.1444 with your insurance information and we will confirm your insurance policy’s massage benefits.

If you are an Insitu contractor, your health insurance provider and plan will vary. Many contractors have Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Washington Insurance, which does cover massage therapy after a deductible has been met. These plans do not require a patient referral; however, they do require a pre-authorization request of your insurance company. Please call us at 541.490.1444 with your insurance information and we will confirm your insurance policy’s massage benefits.

I have Providence Insurance and work for Providence Hood River Hospital. Is massage covered?

Unfortunately, most policies for employees of Providence Hood River Hospital do not cover massage therapy.

Please call us at 541.490.1444 with your insurance information to confirm your massage therapy coverage benefit.

My spouse or parent works for an employer whose health plan covers massage and I am covered through his/her plan. Will my massage be covered?

Yes, most likely. Please call us at 541.490.1444 with your insurance information to confirm your massage therapy coverage benefit.