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Demand for Chinese Herbs, Acupuncture Spikes amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The New York Post just reported that demand for traditional Chinese remedies has surged, causing concerns about availability of certain herbs which come almost exclusively from China.

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CCAOM Members in the News just published an article titled "Is Acupuncture Painful?" featuring quotes from George Stretch (NUHS) and Jinhua Xie (Midwest). (Click headline for full article)

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CMS Decision on Acupuncture Coverage

Late January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a decision to cover acupuncture for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain. (Click headline for full press release)

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Upcoming Events

Date(s)  Event Location
 April 16 - 19, 2020 American Medical Student Assn. Convention & Expo        Virtual
 April 24 - 25, 2020 Oncology Acupuncture: From Neuroscience to Patient Wellbeing Live Simulcast
 April 28 - May 1, 2020 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health Cancelled
 May 2 - 4, 2020 American Society of Acupuncturists Annual Conference Cancelled
 May 16 - 17, 2020 AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine Southwest Symposium Austin, Texas
 June 24 - 28, 2020 National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions National Meeting New Orleans, Louisiana
 Dates TBD CCAOM Member Conference Virtual