A Call To Action On Integrative Health Care

On September 29, 2014, more than 125 leaders and advocates for CAM and integrative healthcare met at the Georgetown University Conference Center to attend an invitational policy symposium entitled “A Call to Action on Integrative Health and Medicine Policy, Advancing the Legacy

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.
October 08, 2014
by IHPC Editor
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Community Health Centers: Disruptive Innovators

Creating a defined new place -- and role -- for licensed complementary, alternative and integrative health practitioners in the nation's redefined workforce: the Community Health Center.

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’

CoverMyCare Early Media Mentions

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.

IHPC Response to HHS RFI on Section 2706

Follow this summary to download a IHPC's response to the "Request for Information Regarding Provider Non-Discrimination" sent in early June to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Rea

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...

Real-world analysis of strengths and demands for 2706

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.
May 06, 2014
by IHPC Editor

Congressional Briefing: Easing the US Healthcare Crisis — The Role of Integrative Health Care

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...

Coalition for Patients’ Right Letter to FTC on Healthcare Competition

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."
April 25, 2014
by IHPC Editor