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Take Action Now to Require Insurance to Cover Acupuncture!

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Recent attention on the Opioid Crisis has highlighted the incredible numbers of people suffering from chronic pain.  Changes in national and state laws are being made.  Here in Rhode Island, we are nearing votes on bills in our general assembly:

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText19/SenateText19/S0068.pdf

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText19/HouseText19/H5120.pdf

These would require insurance companies pay for non-opioid pain treatments

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Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture soon to come

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Attorneys General from 35 states sent a letter to Marilyn Tavenner, CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, requesting coverage of acupuncture, and other recently acknowledged modalities, to treat chronic pain. Here is the article from Acupuncture Today: http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/digital/index.php?i=716&s=25653&l=14#67

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