Acupuncture Spending Breakdown

Daniel Ryan made this Official Information request to Accident Compensation Corporation

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From: Daniel Ryan

Dear Accident Compensation Corporation,

Under the Official Information Act I would like to request the following:

1. For 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years, the amount of money ACC spent on funding acupuncture treatments, broken down by injury by body part as follows:
Head, Neck, Shoulders, Arms, Elbows, Wrists, Hands, Spinal, Torso, Hips, Legs, Knees, Ankles and Feet.

2. Any more specific breakdowns of acupuncture spending by injury that are available for this period, for example, categorised by site and type of injury.

3. All previous and current predictions of spending on acupuncture treatments by ACC.

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Ryan

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From: Government Services
Accident Compensation Corporation

Kia ora Daniel,

Thank you for your email of 08 August 2019 requesting information about
ACC's spend on acupuncture.

We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and in
any event no later than  20 working days after the day your request was

If we are unable to respond to your request by then, we will notify you of
an extension of that timeframe.

Ngā mihi,

  Emma Coats, Manager OIA Services, ACC
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