Your Appointment at the Center for Life

If you’d like to make an appointment at the Center for Life for an integrative medicine consultation, acupuncture or chiropractic service, please get a referral from your primary care provider—even if your insurance does not require this. This ensures good communication among all providers.

For Providers

UNM providers: use the electronic medical record system to submit referrals. Our clinic will process the referral and call the patient.

Non-UNM providers: please fax referrals to 505-925-4539.

For Patients

The following services don’t require a referral. You can pay at the time of your appointment with cash, check or credit card.

  • Massage
  • Educational classes, such as MBSR and Awareness Through Movement

Make an appointment by calling 505-925-7464 or emailing us at


Coverage varies by insurance carrier, type and services. Not all services are covered by insurance or Medicare but many of our services are covered by third-party insurance.



For questions about billing, denials and/or patient complaints, please call us at 505-925-7464 and select option 1.