Sliding Scale Fees
Our services are available to all of our patients on a low cost, sliding scale. Even the products we sell are well below the standard retail pricing guidelines. We designed the clinic specifically this way because we know Chinese medicine is often out of reach for people who need it the most. That’s people who work on their feet or in service jobs, take care of family members as caregivers, are retired, or who generally don’t have access to lots of financial resources. The average acupuncture session is Tampa ranges between $60 – $150 per session. Depending on your condition, you may want to get acupuncture more than once a week, especially when you first start care.
Chinese medicine is itself essentially low cost. It developed in China as a way of eating, exercising, resting, and receiving low-tech interventions like acupuncture. At Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture we lower your costs. We’ve set our rates so we can treat as many people as we can and the greatest number of people can benefit from care.
What’s a Sliding Scale?
A sliding scale is a fee range where patients pay based on their ability to pay rather than a specific, set fee. Our patients pay at all points on the fee scale because their family incomes vary, as do their care plans. If you’re coming in more often, you may want to pay less for services.
We don’t ask for proof of income or ask questions about your family’s finances, ever! You decide how much you’ll pay within the scale at each visit. (Please note there is an additional one-time $10 for acupuncture and herbal medicine. This covers the cost of processing new patients into our clinic systems.)
Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture does not receive outside funding or donations and depends completely on our patients.
Our services are offered at a sliding scale to separate the need for care from financial considerations. We want you to come in often enough to really get better and stay better!
First treatment $25 – $50
Follow-up sessions $15 – $40
Initial consult $25 – $50
Follow-up consultations $15 – 40
Herbal costs depend on which products you are prescribed. A week’s worth of herbal medicine averages $15
Click on the right to download your new patient forms.
Bring these forms with you when you come for your first visit. If you don’t have them filled out please arrive 15 minutes early so we can be sure to see you on time. You will need to complete forms before speaking with the acupuncturist or receiving treatment.
Here are links to our forms