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Medicare proposal would cover acupuncture to treat lower back pain for patients in studies

The proposal to cover acupuncture for Medicare patients with lower back pain was framed as a step that could safely treat pain without supplying opioids.
Source: Al Goldis/AP

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday proposed a plan to cover acupuncture for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain, framing it as a step that could safely treat pain

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