As an alternative to opioids, BCBS will now cover acupuncture in TN. North Carolina is not far behind.
Effective January 1, 2019, BlueCross of Tennessee removed Oxycontin and added acupuncture to help with the opioid crisis.
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North Carolina Society of Acupuncture and Asian Medicine (NCSAAM) has been working with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Med Director and Chief Policy Analyst. Due to their ongoing efforts, there is good probability that BCBS of North Carolina will include acupuncture as a benefit in the next 2 years.
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