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Unique Congressional Caucus on Integrative Health and Wellness Now In Place

Bi-partisan team of Colorado Reps. Jarde Polis and Mike Coffman creates unique platform for Congress to consider current best practices and research on integrative clinical and cost outcomes to shape policy and legislation. Click on the headline to read the press release.
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37 State AGs tell insurance industry non-opioid pain treatment options are essential

The Attorneys General of 37 states have co-signed a letter to the private insurance company trade association AHIP, asking for coverage to ensure care providers can deliver non-drug, non-opioid treatment for pain management. IHPC strongly endorses in this Press Release. Click the headline above.

Non-Pharma Approaches to Pain & Wellbeing

MOVING BEYOND MEDICATIONS

A new campaign from IHPC and partners that recommends non-pharmacological approaches as first-line pain treatment. The Pocket Guide for primary care physicians and their patients shows the new therapeutic order.

IHPC: Non-pharma pain training crucial for prescribers

Letter on draft FDA Education Blueprint: pain education guidance is insufficient for non-pharmacological options, favoring non-opioid drug interventions. Equal emphasis is needed.


Recent News

State Advocates Moving the Ball on Non-Discrimination

Since the first of the year, IHPC has seen its CoverMyCare project involved with important initiatives in Minnesota and New Mexico and beginning to field inquires from a half-dozen states whose integrative professionals are considering similar actions.

IHPC Response to the NCCIH Draft 2016-2021 Strategic Plan

IHPC Recommendations to NCCIH emphasize health promotion, prevention and ensuring funding for the complementary and integrative research workforce.

RAND Report: CAM — Professions or Modalities?

CAM professions are too often defined politically — by treatment modalities — rather than by full professional scopes, preventing licenses being honored in insurance coverage. Read More

IHPC/AIHM Joint Letter to National Academy of Medicine

IHPC and AIHM encourage the new NAM to embed integrative practitioners into its important initiatives such as Healthy America, and Grand Challenges in Health and Medicine. Read More


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