health therapies offered
The University is offering some alternative
therapies through its health plan.
The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program was added to
the plan Jan. 1 and offers discounts for a variety of practitioners
selected through the American Specialty Health Networks, including
credentialed acupuncturists, chiropractors and massage therapists.
U.Va. Health Plan subscribers will receive a 25 percent discount
from network suppliers, as well as have access to health care
resources at a special Web site, Healthyroads.com, that can be
accessed from the Human Resources home page.
The online library provides information about herb-drug interactions,
complementary health therapies and access to products such as
vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements, homeopathic remedies,
sports nutrition products, books and video tapes, yoga props and
skin care items, many available at discounted prices 24 hours