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

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.

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

IHPC Drives Support for Veterans’ CAM Care Bill

IHPC’s Call to Action on "The Expanding Care for Veterans Act" -- H.R. 4887 — which would expand Federal support for complementary and integrative health (CIH) services for veterans — has generated more than 1900 letters of support .
November 03, 2014
by IHPC Editor

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’

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...