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Acupuncture Today – May, 2021, Vol. 22, Issue 05

Acupuncture Legislation From Coast to Coast

What's in store for the AOM profession in 2021?

By Bill Reddy, LAc, Dipl. Ac., Jennifer Broadwell, AP, Dipl. OM and Amy Mager, DACM, LAc, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), FABORM
Searching on the www.Congress.gov website for federal acupuncture-related bills can be both simple and complex. Simple in that you can place the term Acupuncture in the search field, click on "legislation" and 71 bills will pop up [as of the time of this writing]. However, bills introduced back as far as 1974 may not be particularly pertinent to us today, so you can expand the left column, titled "Congress," and click those years of interest – which for our current discussion, will be 2019-2021. That filters out 61 outdated bills, leaving 10 remaining. 

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