Cost

A conservative estimate of out-of-pocket costs to consumers for CAM in the US is $27 billion. This compares with out-of-pocket expenses of $9.1 billion for hospita-lizations and $29.3 billion for physician services.3 Payment by insurers for CAM has become a greater issue as the popularity and demand has increased, virtually all health plans now cover chiropractic services and most health plans offer coverage for at least some of the other CAM therapies.13 In Britain, Pal and Morris14 surveyed 20 private medical insurers regarding payment for complementary treatment. Most of the responders indicated that they paid for chiropractic, osteopathy, homeopathy, and the Alexander technique - sometimes only with a consultant referral.

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