Now Serving Veterans​ in Richmond, Virginia and Surrounding Areas!

Veterans’ Services

Dr. Micah Allen is proud to be accepted as an authorized medical practitioner with the Veterans’ Administration new Veteran Community Care Program through Optum to provide acupuncture services to our men and women in the Armed Forces. Did you know US Veterans now qualify for 100% covered acupuncture treatments through the new Veteran Community Care Program?

At our clinic, you will experience an in-depth consultation during your initial visit where we will discuss all aspects of your health (physical, psychological, and emotional) in order to provide a customized treatment plan just for you. Whether it is chronic pain, dependence issues, PTSD, or any other medical issue, rest assured, it is our primary objective to help you reach your healthcare goals and to experience a better quality of life.


Acupuncture is a simple, low-cost modality offering, effective and easily accessible support. It can also work in well with conventional treatment modalities such as counseling and medication.


 Acupuncture has been hailed by the VA as a viable method to treat not only chronic pain but also as a viable way to reduce dependency and withdrawal symptoms related to addiction.  

Veterans Community Care Program - Optum Eligibility:

You may be eligible to receive care through the Veterans Community Care Program administered by Optum based on one or more of the following conditions:

  • VA can’t provide the services you need

  • VA can’t make an appointment for you at the nearest VA medical facility within 30 days of the clinically indicated date (the date you and your VA provider agree should be the next date you are seen for care)—or, if VA can’t determine this date—the date you the Veteran prefer to be seen next

  • You live more than 40 miles (driving distance) from the nearest VA medical facility with a full-time primary care physician

  • You have to travel by air, boat, or ferry to get to the nearest VA medical facility

  • If you face an excessive burden in traveling to the nearest VA medical facility (such as geographic challenges, environmental factors, or a health problem that makes it hard for you to travel)

VA will work with the you to determine eligibility based on the above conditions and the your specific circumstances.  You can also check if you’re eligible by visiting VA Benefits and Health Care website.

Begin Your Journey on the Path of Health and Wellness Today.

Follow These Simple Steps Below To Enroll For Our Services:

  1. Schedule an appointment with your primary healthcare physician at the VA. Tell your medical doctor (MD) you would like acupuncture for your condition and give him/her my name and contact information.

  2. The MD at the VA will contact my office with an authorization code and number of treatments allowed.

  3. Please contact our office via telephone (804)-464-3315 to schedule an appointment.

  4. Go to the referral request section below

  5. Take a few minutes to fill out the information on the VA Community Care Network Referral Request form and hit ‘Submit’. Then we will have all the information we need to complete your paperwork.  It’s that simple!  


Thank you for you for serving protecting our country! We look forward to serving you on your journey to great health.  


If you have any questions regarding Eligibility and Benefits Please call (804) 765-5000 and press(9).

VA Community Care Network Referral Request 



Tel: (804)-464-3315



235 Wadsworth Drive 
Richmond, VA 23236

Acupuncture Pain Management

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