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An Unjust Situation: Why Can't Our Patients Receive Federal Extended Medical Coverage for their Acupuncture Treatments in BC?

An Unjust Situation: Why Can't Our Patients Receive Federal Extended Medical Coverage for their Acupuncture Treatments? November 15, 2019
In the spirit of helping our helping profession, I would like to update you and elicit your support in the campaign I launched last year (2018), aiming to address the current lack of medical insurance coverage for federal employees wishing to receive treatments from registered acupuncturists in BC. As the correspondence below illustrates, the present situation reflects an unfair bias against registered acupuncturists – whose services are not covered under extended health plans (SunLife of Canada), while acupuncture provided by certain other professions (i.e. not acupuncturists) is covered. I would like to thank ATCMA President Jason Tutt andeditor Cheryl Coull, RA…
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