Monday, March 21, 2011

Do We Really Need Insurance For This?

Acupuncturists who are getting snubbed by insurance companies are watching carefully as the Colorado Legislature nears approval of a bill requiring insurers to include them in covered treatments.

A bill given preliminary approval in the Senate on Monday doesn't require health insurers to cover acupuncture treatments. But for those policies that do, insurers would have to accept claims by licensed acupuncturists.

Currently some insurers will pay chiropractors or physicians, but not licensed acupuncturists.
How long before we need insurance to cover a manicure?
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