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    What does access to the healthcare of your choice mean to you?
  • Healthcare Reform
    The Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium stands for access for all people to the full range of safe and regulated conventional, complementary and alternative healthcare professionals.
  • Being In Action Makes The Difference!
    Get involved in the healthcare reform movement on a personal and policy level.
  • Strength In Numbers
    IHPC’s Partners for Health program is made up of non-profit educational and advocacy organizations across the CAM / conventional spectrum, working together toward our shared goals.

The Hon. Deborah Senn on Sec. 2706!

The Hon. Deborah Senn discusses the importance of the Non-Discrimination Provision, Sec. 2706!


Welcome to the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium

The Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium advocates for an integrative healthcare system with equal access to the full range of health-oriented, person-centered, regulated healthcare professionals. We envision a national healthcare system devoted to optimal health and well-being.

CoverMyCare Toolkit Now Online

With tips, guidance and Action Apps for dealing with Section 2706 in your state. Grab it here.


IHPC is proud to present:

"Integrative Health and Medicine: Today's Answer to Affordable Healthcare"

The key guide to the cost benefits of integrative care.

For healthcare service planners, centers for integrative medicine clinics, policy developers,
and Patient Centered Medical Homes.

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Integrative Healthcare Guide

TEDMED Great Challenges: Measuring the Value of Patient-Centered Care

Alyssa Wostrel, Executive Director of the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium (IHPC), recently participated in a TEDMED Great Challenges event. The discussion largely focused on how to move toward patient-centered care and how to measure its effectiveness.

Throughout the talk, Wostrel emphasized the importance of legislation that “empowers patients to be informed and educated about their health care options and provides access to the health care of their choice.” She also highlighted Section 2706 (Non-Discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act) as a way to help implement patient-centered care on a legislative and policy level.

A Call To Action On Integrative Health Care

IHPC at the Harkin Event

On September 29, 2014, over 125 leaders and advocates for CAM and integrative health care met at the Georgetown University Conference Center to attend an invitational policy event titled "A Call to Action on Integrative Health and Medicine Policy, Advancing the Legacy of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin", with the objective to assess the state of the field in light of Senator Harkin's immeasurable vision and efforts. Read more...

Recent News

AANP to Provide Naturopathic Education for Care Teams

AANP is partnering with The Foundation for Care Management (FCM) to accredit naturopathic education programs for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, dietitians, certified health education specialists, and others in the health care team.

OANP Call for Papers

The Oregon Association for Naturopathic Physicians is preparing for its 20th Annual Conference in Portland in December and is accepting abstracts until June 30. Read More

ACCAHC’s John Weeks Steps Down as ED

IHPC congratulates John for his 8+ years of innovative leadership as ACCAHC's Executive Director. He led many important initiatives with colleagues during this seminal time. Read More

IHPC Testimony to FDA on Homeopathy Hearings

IHPC is one of 38 organizations providing live testimony to an FDA review panel as part of its two-day hearings evaluating the current regulatory framework for homeopathy. Read More

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