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Acupuncture Pilot Project

Beginning Oct. 1 2017, a pilot project will explore the use of acupuncture for the treatment of low-back pain. Acupuncture providers who enroll in the pilot project may treat workers, within the guidelines of the project.


Coverage Decision: Not Covered

Acupuncture is health service based on an Oriental medical system that treats specific acupuncture points and meridians to promote health or combat disease.

The department does not cover acupuncture per WAC 296-20-03002(2).


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