Medicare proposal would cover acupuncture for lower back pain
The Trump administration proposed a plan to cover acupuncture for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain, framing it as a step to avoid opioids.
“Medicare proposal would cover acupuncture to treat lower back pain”
Frustrating. Get desire to avoid drugs, but evidence poor. The better the study, the more it looks like #placebotheatre cc
The Trump administration has proposed covering acupuncture for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain.
The Trump administration proposed a plan to cover acupuncture for #Medicare patients with chronic low back pain.
Medicare proposal would cover #acupuncture to treat lower back pain for patients in studies. CMS is accepting comments on its proposal through Aug. 14
Medicare coverage of acupuncture for chronic low back pain under coverage with evidence development--good move, so long as the trials are high quality.