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Nonpharmacological pain management such as chiropractic is better and safer, so why do insurers want to make it cost more?

Nonpharmacological pain management such as chiropractic is better and safer, so why do insurers want to make it cost more? The HHS (Health and Human Services) task force found that insurers were not covering Nonpharmacological pain management methods such as chiropractic or acupuncture.  These methods are often more expensive than opioids and insurers have used this as a reason behind them favoring one type of treatment against the use of medication such as opioids.   The HHS collected years of data which helped them conclude that insurers may have inadvertently caused the Opioid crisis with their policies. This policy long-term has Read More »