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  • Currently most acupuncture practitioners operate their own private clinics or join existing integrated medical ventures or institutes.
  • Since acupuncture services are included in most private insurance policies, people with extended health benefits receive full or partial reimbursement for services provided by a Registered Acupuncturist.
  • In BC, the Medical Services Plan (MSP) provides a supplementary benefit for acupuncture services for individuals receiving income assistance.
  • As of April 1 2019,  ICBC has begun to provide coverage for acupuncture treatments for individuals injured in a car crash. As a result, the market potential for acupuncture practitioners is rising.