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’
This Fall, IHPC will launch its consumer-facing education and information web site CoverMyCare which recently appeared in The Integrator Blog, and the integrative health business and marketing web site FON Therapeutics.
John Blum on Section 2706: Opportunities for CAM … in major areas of population health … to better utilize alternative practitioners, not as re-invented primary care doctors but as licensed professionals within their current scopes of practice.
Senate and House briefings on “Easing the US Healthcare Crisis: The Role of Integrative Health Care” brought CACHCIM and Allina Health Systems together with IHPC for presentations for congressional staff. Read more...
IHPC strongly endorses the letter from its partner, the Coalition for Patients’ Rights (CPR) to the FTC supporting agency efforts "to address the negative effects of healthcare monopolies on patients."
Stephanie Taylor, whose petition to win insurance coverage for midwife services under the Affordable Care Act Sect. 2706 received media attention from Kaiser Health News, last week which reported on Stephanie’s experience in California.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010 ushering in a slightly different world view than the "business as usual" healthcare model America was currently operating within. Read the full article, by Bill Reddy...