Exchange plans: Referrals no longer needed for chiropractic care

Last modified: September 15, 2021

Effective Sept. 1, 2021, UnitedHealthcare® Individual and Family Exchange plan members in the following states will no longer need a referral to see a chiropractor:

  • Arizona
  • Maryland
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Washington State

This change will impact all services provided on or after Sept. 1, 2021 and will not be considered retroactive for services provided prior to Sept. 1, 2021. 

No referrals required for chiropractic care in 2022

Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, this change will also apply to new 2022 Individual and Family Exchange plans in these states:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Texas


Please contact your provider relations advocate.