Glossary of terms

Here’s a guide to assist you in understanding the meaning of the terminology used by CBHS.

  • Acupuncture

    Acupuncture involves inserting fine needles into specific points on the skin – or applying various other techniques to the acupuncture points – to restore balance and encourage the body to heal itself. Scientific studies have shown the potential for acupuncture to be effective in treating many disorders.

    It is an Alternative therapy and can be claimable from the appropriate levels of Extras Cover. Providers must meet the Australian Government‘s Private Health Insurance (Accreditation) Rules 2011.

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    Alternative therapy needles
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