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Recognized forms of complementary medicine, medical massage and nutritional counseling

As of October 2018

Complementary medicine

AXA’s outpatient products Health ACTIF and Health COMPLET cover a portion of the cost of complementary medical treatment by doctors, naturopaths recognized by AXA or by persons recognized by AXA for the exercise of a complementary medical role. AXA only pays benefits for necessary medical treatments.

AXA recognizes the following methods of complementary medicine.

EMR number

Method

7

Alexander technique

 

Anthroposophic medicine

13

Respiratory therapy

20

Autogenic training

32

Movement therapy, integrative/clinical

38

Bioresonance therapy

53

Craniosacral therapy

58 Drama therapy

73

Eutony (Gerda Alexander method)

78

Feldenkrais method

88

Hatha yoga

89

Therapeutic eurythmy

91

Classical homeopathy

97  Intermedial art therapy

100

Kinesiology

114

Art therapy

115

Art therapy, anthroposophic

127

Music therapy

128

Music therapy, anthroposophic

141

Osteopathy/etiopathy

145

Western phytotherapy

148

Hands-on creative therapy, anthroposophic

149

Polarity

158

Puppetry therapy

161

Rebalancing

166

Rolfing / structural integration

177

Anthroposophic speech therapy

183

Dance therapy

184

Movement and dance therapy (Hauschild-Sutter method)

500

Spiral Dynamics Diploma Level Intermediate MED

501

Spiral Dynamics Diploma Level Advanced MED-Q

131

Naturopathic therapies NHP (naturopaths)

145  Western phytotherapy

219  Purging procedures (NHP)

220  Hydrotherapy (NHP)

185

Traditional Chinese medicine TCM

5 Acupuncture (TCM)

64 Electroacupuncture (TCM)

108 Laser acupuncture (TCM)

124 Moxa/moxibustion (TCM)

136 Auricular acupuncture (TCM)

 146 Phytotherapy (TCM)

160 Qi-gong (TCM)

170 Cupping therapy (TCM)

182 Tai-chi (TCM)

22

Ayurveda (Ayur.)

26 Ayurvedic medicine (Ayur.)

AXA will cover the method only if it is performed by a specialist who is registered for that method with the EMR.

Medical massages

For persons insured under its Health ACTIF and Health COMPLET products, AXA will reimburse 75 % of the cost of medical massage, but no more than CHF 200 per calendar year. AXA currently recognizes the following methods. In each case, the preceding number corresponds to the number in the EMR Methods List V019:

EMR number

Method

3

Acupressure

6

Acupoint/acupuncture massage

9 An-Mo/Tui-Na (TCM)

28

Ayurveda massage (Ayur.)

35

Connective tissue massage (med. massage)

67 Electrotherapy (med. massage)
95 Hydrotherapy (med. massage)

82

Foot reflexology (med. massage)

103

Traditional massage (med. massage)

112

Lymphatic drainage massage, manual (med. massage)

163

Reflexology massage

172

Shiatsu massage

205

Wraps/compresses (med. massage)

213

 Rhythmic massage, anthroposophic

221

NHP massage (naturopath)

240

Reflexology treatment

AXA will cover the method only if it is performed by a specialist who is registered for that method with the EMR  .

Benefits for medical massage count toward the total amount that may be reimbursed for complementary medical treatment.

Nutritional advice

AXA covers a portion of the cost of nutritional counseling. Under the Health ACTIF product, 75% of these costs are covered, up to a maximum of CHF 300 per year. Under the Health COMPLET product, 75% of these costs are covered, up to a maximum of CHF 500 per year. AXA currently recognizes the following methods. In each case, the preceding number corresponds to the number in the EMR Methods List V019:

EMR number

Method

24

Ayurvedic nutritional counseling (Ayur.)

68

Nutritional counseling

69

Nutritional counseling (TCM)

218

Dietetics (NHP)

AXA will cover the method only if it is performed by a specialist who is registered for that method with the EMR  or a qualified dietitian.

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