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New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP)

You asked, we listened!


Medical Massage Therapy is a covered benefit under your New York State Health Insurance Plan, NYSHIP .

We are now proudly accepting, “Out of Network Benefits”, through NYSHIP, also referred to as the Empire Plan.


Medical Massage Therapy is used for pain, injury and or disease. Medical Massage focuses on specific areas for specific reasons. Advanced Medical Massage and restorative techniques are used to re-educate the muscle, fascia and more. You will be in “great hands,” here! We’ve got your back, neck, shoulder’s and more. You will find we are the best rated and reviewed medical massage practice on Long Island.


You probably have NYSHIP if you or your’ s is a NYS employee such as:

NYS Public School Teacher, work for SUNY schools/hospitals, Nassau or Suffolk County Police Dept, Port Authority NY, County/Town/Village employees LIRR / MTA, Long Island buses, NYS DMV, State Police/Troopers, NYS Dept of Correction, NYS Dept of Health/Parks, NY Supreme Court, Suffolk County employee, Nassau County employee, Library / Fire Dept and more.


Prior to your initial medical massage session with us, we kindly request that you complete some paperwork.


Below you will find a link to a Prescription form that your health care provider can fill out. They are also welcome to use their own as long as it includes your diagnosis and the ICD-10 code that describes it. Once you have your prescription, just click below to get started. You can always give us a call or text us, as well.


It’s essential that we confirm your benefits with the NYSHIP insurance plan.

Click below to get started. Please have your insurance card, driver’s license and prescription handy.

Sound complicated? It really isn’t!

We have kept the process stress-free! The form is self- explanatory, however please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. We can walk you through this!

We will be back in touch with you, once we have confirmed your benefits and we are ready to get you on the schedule!

We deeply appreciate your consideration of Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy as a partner in your path to optimal health and well-being. Our commitment is to provide you with exceptional care, and we’re thrilled to make the benefits of massage therapy more accessible through NYSHIP insurance coverage.

NYSHIP Insurance coverage for massage therapy