The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) will now cover up to 10 workers comp injuries L&I acupuncture treatments in WA State for back pain related to a work injury.
The criteria for coverage is that the pain must be a lumbar/low back pain work related injury. All you need to do is file a claim with your supervisor or HR department, and see your doctor for an acupuncture referral for L&I benefits.
I am a registered provider of Acupuncture for workers comp injuries L&I benefits. Please bring in your claim number and I will take care of the billing for you.
If you are a doctor or provider looking to refer a patient for acupuncture, please submit the referral request through LNI. All I need is the L&I claim number and the referral from you with a lower back diagnosis code.