Flor Banks, Licensed Massage Therapist

Fairbanks, Alaska

Health Insurance

Talk to your doctor if therapeutic massage is your preference for treatment.  You will need a prescription for these services.

Flor Banks is a Preferred Provider for PREMERA BLUE ROSS/BLUE SHIELD and AETNA (unfortunately retirees are not included). She will bill the insurance for you.


  1. Check with your insurance company to verify that they will cover therapeutic massage services (codes 97124 and 97140)

  2. Get a medical prescription for massage from your doctor or chiropractor. 

    • The prescription must include a Diagnostic Code for the type of pain management diagnosed by your doctor and

    • the number of visits (frequency and duration)

  3. Contact Flor Banks, Massage Therapist, to complete the insurance paperwork.  She will need a copy of the front and back of your insurance card and driver's license.

  4. Massage therapist will submit your paperwork to get you Pre-Authorized.  It may take a few days to receive approval. 

  5. Once approved she will contact you to set up your appointment.

Helpful Links:

Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield Guidelines for Massage Therapy Coverage

Massage therapy services clinical guidelines 

Aetna Health Perks Your Plan May Offer, Including Massage Therapy

Evidence-Based Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Comprehensive Pain Care

Massage Therapy As A Safe Alternative To Addictive Pain Medications

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
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