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Proposed policy amendments regarding Acupuncture

The Policy, Regulation and Research Division is releasing a discussion paper with options on proposed policy regarding Acupuncture to stakeholders for comment.

At issue are proposed policy amendments related to acupuncture treatment schedules and pre-approval requirements.

Proposed deletions of policy wording are identified with a strikethrough and additions are identified in bold.

Discussion paper

There are a number of ways for stakeholders to provide feedback on the options and draft policy amendments:


(a) Comment link: This consultation is now closed.
(b) Email:
(c) Mail: Chantelle Roy
Policy Analyst
Policy, Regulation and Research Division
P.O. Box 5350, Stn. Terminal
Vancouver BC V6B 5L5
(d) Fax: 604.279.7599;
or toll-free in B.C. 1.877.279.7599

The consultation period will end on Friday, June 19, 2020. The Board of Directors will consider stakeholder feedback before making a decision on policy amendments.

Please note that all comments become part of the Policy, Regulation and Research Division’s database and may be published, including the identity of organizations and those participating on behalf of organizations. The identity of those who have participated on their own behalf will be kept confidential according to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.