Health Care Insurance Coverage for Naturopathic Medicine, Homeopathy, Bowen Therapy & the Neuroemotional Technique (NET)

Interested in naturopathic medicine, homeopathy, Bowen therapy, and the neuroemotional technique - but unsure about the insurance coverage available?

Good news. 

In the ever-expanding list of provinces and states in which it is accredited – including British Columbia - naturopathic medicine is covered by virtually all extended medical insurance plans.

Depending on the nature of your insurance plan, you may also be entitled to added coverage under my designations as a homeopath and Bowen therapist.

Additionally, you may be eligible for provincial coverage of naturopathic consultations under MSP.

Those who may be eligible for naturopathic coverage under MSP include: 

Even without explicitly applying for anything, you may be automatically eligible for such MSP naturopathic coverage.

If provided with your PHN (personal health number) and date of birth prior to your initial consultation, I can verify whether you qualify. 

Premium Assistance is the most common route by which patients gain access to naturopathic benefits.

Regular Premium Assistance is generally provided automatically each year in accordance with the most recent tax information.

However, this means that MSP must be informed manually of any major changes in your income or disability status over the past year - which can be done through the Application for Regular Premium Assistance.

Even if you do not qualify for Regular Premium Assistance, you may still be eligible for naturopathic coverage via the Application for Temporary Premium Assistance.

Temporary Premium Assistance allows those who are experiencing current unexpected financial hardship to qualify for naturopathic coverage. 

Additionally, patients who have psychiatric conditions for which they have been hospitalized or are at risk of other serious consequences can qualify for naturopathic benefits through enrolling as Mental Health Clients.

Finally, the At Home Program provides naturopathic benefits to assist the parents of children with severe disabilities.

If you have any questions about your specific naturopathic insurance coverage options, I can be reached by email at andy@drandysomody.com, or by calling 778-805-6655.

Naturopathic Medicine & Homeopathy Testimonials

My 100 year old aunt suffered a bout of shingles after which she had severe neuralgic pain in her left arm and around her torso. The pain was so bad that even her clothing couldn't be tolerated.

Dr. Andy conducted a thorough interview and prescribed a wonderful remedy especially for her.

Within days the pain was forgotten by her body and mind and has never returned. 

Margaret Ball, Vancouver (Kitsilano), BC

When I was first introduced to homeopathy by Dr Andy Somody, I was skeptical about treatment, thinking it may be something superstitious or spiritual. Nonetheless my curiosity prompted me to give it a try.

I was impressed when Dr. Andy was able to first improve and then cure my spitting of blood and aches in my neck and arms areas. These issues had been bothering me for several months (or even years) and had not responded to Western medicine, but were cured under Dr. Andy's treatment.

I've since realized homeopathy involves not just physical healing, but mental and emotional forms of healing as well. Unlike the regular doctor who usually sees one only through a physical model, visits to Dr Andy also helped me be in touch with my inner self, a part which I've left behind for years in this high-paced society. 

I've become more at peace with myself, more calm, more patient and understanding as a human being.

I believe some sicknesses and diseases are emotional and not purely organic in nature. Homeopathy seems to address conditions where regular Western medicine cannot. It is drug-free and it treats the person as a whole being and not just a body part.

This is for those who are looking for a trust-worthy and responsible healthcare provider who sees people as individuals and not one of the masses, who gives customized good service irregardless of one’s financial status, beliefs or creed, a doctor who dedicates his life and stays committed to his calling even at the expense of his time and energy.

I do not give testimonies freely but I give credit when credit is due.

I was glad I took my first step towards homeopathy with Dr Andy Somody. Not only have I benefitted from it, on the lighter side, I’ve also found a new friend here in Vancouver.

Dr. Edison Teo, Vancouver (Kerrisdale), BC

Dr. Andy's homeopathic remedy really helped to eliminate the lichen planus I had been dealing with. My sex drive and ability to have sex without pain have also gotten much better with the homeopathy and naturopathic counselling.

T.L., Langley, BC

My son is much better able to open and adapt to the world since your homeopathic remedy.

He is also absorbing his food better, and is gaining weight and even meeting most of his milestones!

John D, Pitt Meadows, BC

Before coming to see you, if I ate anything but raw food, I'd feel like my abdomen was so bloated, painful and swollen.

I would get tired and fuzzy in the head from eating almost anything!

Another naturopath diagnosed me with leaky gut, but the supplements she prescribed didn't really help that much.

Your homeopathic remedy and Bowen therapy made a huge difference though.

And I was happy to not have to take so many vitamins!

The mental-emotional technique also made me aware of the past events that had probably contributed to my health problems.

I also appreciated that you could tell me what foods were good for my body, and which foods I was allergic to.

Although, as you told me would happen, it seems these allergies have become less with time, I can now eat almost anything without having any gas, pain, confusion or tiredness.

Bernadette, Vancouver (West Point Grey), BC

I haven't had any nerve pain, numbness or hand coldness since the Bowen therapy.

My skin and liver don't burn from the toxicity any longer, and I don't get the burning, red, itchy bumps on my face now either.

I've lost 48 pounds since the treatment started, and the signs of toxicity, like ringing in my ears, are now getting better too.

Kelly B, White Rock, BC

The homeopathic remedy treated all my sexual symptoms very well.

And I'm not constantly running to the bathroom.

Also, my MD told me my prostate is smaller now.

G.G., Coquitlam (Coquitlam Town Centre), BC

I felt 90% better after the first Bowen therapy session with Dr. Andy.

I can't even remember now the last time I had arthritic symptoms, joint or muscle pains.

Donald W, Surrey (South Surrey / White Rock), BC

My daughter was horribly itchy before your homeopathic and neural-emotional treatments.

Anyway, now she's doing great.

The rashs on her thighs, genitals, and around her mouth are gone.

It doesn't seem to hurt her to pee now.

She also doesn't as irritable, even though she recently started teething.

O.W., Pitt Meadows, BC

The deep abscess and pustules don't bother me anymore - thank you!

My eyes and sleep are also better since the homeopathic remedy.

Katherine, Delta (Tsawwassen), BC

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