Episode 5: The Acupuncture Now Foundation

Matthew Bauer, President at The Acupuncture Now Foundation, talks about how acupuncture works with mainstream medicine.

Matthew Bauer, L.Ac. has been in full-time acupuncture/Chinese medicine practice since 1986 when he also began working with several acupuncture organizations in the U.S. In 2014 Matthewfounded the “Acupuncture Now Foundation” (ANF), a U.S. based international non-profit dedicated to offering reliable information about the practice of acupuncture. In 1998, Matthew began serving as a consultant in the managed care medical industry where he took part in an intensive think-tank with a dozen experienced acupuncturists from the U.S., Mainland China, Taiwan, and Koreathat created the first acupuncture-based guidelines for credentialing and utilization management within a managed care system. Matthewhas authored dozens of articles and two books and has particular interest addressing clinical issues involved with acupuncture research and the practical issues involved with bringing acupuncture into mainstream medicine.

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