Blue Heron Acupuncture of Franklin, Massachusetts

New patients read below:

New Patient Forms
All new patients are asked to print out and complete the
new patient forms packet.  You can also examine our HIPPA notice of privacy policies.  If you are unable to fill out these forms ahead of time, please come to your first appointment 15 minutes early to finish the necessary paperwork.

Recommendations before and after the treatment
When you first arrive, please have a seat and make yourself at home in the waiting room. I will come get you when it is time for your appointment. It is suggested that you have a small meal within a couple of hours before your treatment (or at least a snack on the way to the clinic). Also, please refrain from intense physical activity, alcohol or caffeine for about 4 hours after your treatment. Drinking plenty of water after your treatment is also recommended.

What you should wear
It is recommended that you wear something comfortable and loose fitting  (i.e. sweatpants, a comfortable T-shirt, shorts etc.) that can be easily pulled up to the elbows and knees. Please refrain from wearing perfumes/colognes, and try to avoid eating or drinking anything that stains the tongue before your visit. Typically you will be asked to remove bracelets and watches, so you may want to keep jewelry to a minimum.

Appointment length
Each visit is an hour long. During the initial visit we will review your medical history in depth, discuss your main reasons for coming to acupuncture and come up with a treatment plan, followed by a short initial treatment. Subsequent visits will include a brief recheck discussion and a longer acupuncture treatment.

Cash, personal checks, Visa, Mastercard and Discover credit cards are all accepted methods of payment. In addition, Medical Flexible Spending Account (MSA and FSA) flex-cards are also welcomed.

Health Insurance Coverage
Some insurance companies are now covering acupuncture sessions! It is important to check with your policy provider about your specific coverage.  Payment is required at the time that services are provided. However, if you have insurance that covers acupuncture, you may be given a special payment receipt (called a Super Bill) that can be submitted to your insurance company for reimbursement.

Late Cancellation Policy
All appointments that are cancelled with less than 24 hour notice or are missed without notifying the office will be subject to a late cancellation fee unless previously discussed.

31 Hayward Street, Suite C-2  Franklin, Massachusetts, 02038