Future of CMS Innovation Center? Make it Integrative

IHPC has responded to an RFI from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS, on the issue of the future of the CMS Innovation Center, known as CMMI

Help Us Grow Membership in the Congressional Integrative Health and Wellness Caucus: Make Sure Your Representative Knows You Care!

IHPC strongly endorses the bi-partisan formation of this important education and community learning resource for members of Congress as non-pharmacologic treatment options for pain management and addressing opioid-driven addiction become central to US health care and public policy.

IHPC’s Major Actions on Non-drug Pain and Opioid Treatment

IHPCs joins integrative health partner organizations to establish the Moving Beyond Medications campaign to emphasize the value of non-pharmacologic treatments for pain and opioid addiction. This position has been emphasized itself by the actions of

Alyssa Wostrel Steps Down as IHPC Executive Director

Seasoned Advocacy Leader, Susan Haeger, Appointed Interim ED — After four years leading significant growth of IHPC, Executive Director Alyssa Wostrel has stepped down to focus on new professional opportunities. Veteran policy and advocacy leader, and IHPC board member, Susan Hae

Policy Underpinnings for Integrative Wisdom

In this short video, IHPC Executive Director Alyssa Wostrel speaks to the policy imperatives IHPC has pursued in support of Section 2706, the non-discrimination provisions of the ACA. Read More

IHPC Comments on CDC Guidelines for Opioids for Chronic Pain

IHPC submits "Comments on proposed 2016 Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain" to Centers for Disease Control. Letter available here. Read More

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

IHPC Briefs Pain Leaders on Integrative Care

In August, IHPC's Alyssa Wostrel introduced the real-world experience and benefits of integrative pain care to policy and legislative leaders of several of the nation’s primary pain advocacy organizations Read More

ACCAHC appoints Goldblatt, Menard co-Executive Directors

In addition to their important leadership experience in integrative health, Elizabeth Goldblatt and Martha Menard have contributed 20 years of volunteerism to ACCAHC. Read More