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    What does access to the healthcare of your choice mean to you?
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    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.
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    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.
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IHPC Receives Grant To Create Cost-Effectiveness Booklet

IHPC grant from Emerson Ecologics will support creation of an important reference booklet on the cost-effectiveness of integrative health services, in data and in patient stories. Read more...

The Hon. Deborah Senn on Sec. 2706!

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

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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.


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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

The Coming of the Light: Top 10 for Policy and Action in Integrative Medicine and Health in 2014

John Weeks, Publisher and Editor, 'Integrator Blog News & Reports', publishes his latest edition of his annual Integrator Top 10 list for the emerging field of integrative health and medicine. Read more...

IHPC Drives Support for Veterans’ CAM Care Bill

IHPC’s Call to Action on "The Expanding Care for Veterans Act" -- H.R. 4887 — which would expand Federal support for complementary and integrative health (CIH) services for veterans — has generated more than 1900 letters of support . Read More

US Senate Proclaims 2d Naturopathic Medicine Week

The US Senate's primary supporters of integrative health and medicine, Sens. Tom Harkin and Barbara Mikulski have moved for the second straight year -- and the Senate has passed unanimously -- a resolution declaring this week Naturopathic Medicine Week. Read More

Celebrating Tom Harkin

The national leadership of the integrative health and medicine fields meets in Washington Sept. 29 to honor the contributions of retiring US Sen. Tom Harkin. Harkin has been the leading voice on Capitol Hill demanding inclusion of integrative therapies in the country’s healthcare system. Read More


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