Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers acupuncture, but only in very limited circumstances, and for limited visits each year. The number of treatments you receive also depends on whether you’re improving. Medicare started covering acupuncture in 2020, in an effort to increase access to alternatives to prescription opioids for pain relief. What is acupuncture? Acupuncture…

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