116th Congress Focuses on Integrative Health & Wellness
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The bipartisan Congressional Integrative Health and Wellness Caucus has been registered with two new co-chairs at the helm for the 116th Congress. Representative Judy Chu (CA-21st) will serve as the Democratic leader with Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-2nd) as the Republican leader, replacing former Caucus co-chairs Colorado Congressmen Polis and Coffman, respectively. Read More & Take Action Today!

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.

Future of CMS Innovation Center? Make it Integrative

IHPC response to CMS RFI on CMMI: evidence on quality and cost effectiveness that aligns strongly with CMS' own Triple Aim goals for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and reducing the costs of care.

 



Recent News

IHPC Shares Information with President-Elect Biden

On December 15, 2020, IHPCs Co-Chair Margaret Erickson, PhD, RN, CNS, APRN, APHN-BD sent a letter on behalf of the organization to President Elect Biden to congratulate him on his victory as well as to provide background information that would be useful for the Transition Team. You may read the letter here Biden Transition Letter from IHPC 121520

IHPC Welcomes HHS Secretary Becerra

On April 6, IHPC Co-Chair Margaret E. Erickson PhD, RN, CNS, APRN, APHN-BC on behalf of the IHPC members sent a letter to the New Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Honorable Xavier Becerra.  The letter stated, “On behalf of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC), we are writing to congratulate you on your recent confirmation to serve as the next Secreta

IHPC Highlights FQHCs and Champions their efforts to Create Health Equity for a Growing Cross-cultural Segment of the U.S. population.

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s) are a nationwide network of federal, state, and privately-funded community health centers that historically serve more than 28 million people, both uninsured or underinsured, providing essential health services at little to no cost to the patient.  Now, with the COVID epidemic and the increase in people who have lost their jobs, the n

Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics Take a Seat at the Policy Table

Dr. Gerald Clum, DC, Director of the Center for Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics at Life University made a generous gift to the Board of Directors of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium–a 10-week Compassionate Integrity Training program for IHPC Partners For Health. The Center for Compassion, Integrity, and Secular Ethics (CCISE) at Life University is dedicat