Acupuncture's Role in the Opioid Crisis

FOR​ ​IMMEDIATE​ ​RELEASE​ CONTACT:​ ​Kelly​ ​Hora/President​ ​of​ ​Wisconsin​ ​Society​ ​of​ ​Certified​ ​Acupuncturists​ ​(WISCA)​, 608-335-7311​ ​​kwmhora@gmail.com​​ The​ ​United​ ​States​ ​is​ ​facing​ ​a​ ​national​ ​opioid​ ​epidemic,​ ​and​ ​health​ ​care​ ​is​ ​in​ ​need​ ​of​ ​non-pharmaceutical approaches​ ​to​ ​decrease​ ​the​ ​public’s​ ​opioid​ ​dependence.​ ​​ ​The​ ​National​ ​Association​ ​of​ ​Attorneys​ ​General (NAAG)​ ​appealed​ ​to​ ​the​ ​CEO​ ​of​ ​America’s​ ​Health​ ​Insurance​ ​Plans​ ​(AHIP)​ ​to​ ​revise​ ​their​ ​payment​ ​and coverage​ ​policies​ ​to​ ​encourage​ ​providers​ ​to​ ​prioritize​ ​non-opioid​ ​treatment​ ​options​ ​for​ ​chronic, non-cancer​ ​pain.

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