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The Associated Press March 21, 2011, 2:25PM ET

Acupuncture insurance bill nears approval in Colo.

Acupuncturists who are getting snubbed by insurance companies are watching carefully as the Colorado Legislature nears approval of a bill requiring insurers to include them in covered treatments.

A bill given preliminary approval in the Senate on Monday doesn't require health insurers to cover acupuncture treatments. But for those policies that do, insurers would have to accept claims by licensed acupuncturists.

Currently some insurers will pay chiropractors or physicians, but not licensed acupuncturists.

The bill awaits a more formal vote before it heads to the governor.


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