Bills Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the 117th Congress (2021-2022)

 Bills Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the117th Congress (2021-2022)  Click the hyperlink of the Bill number to read the bill and sponsor lists. Legislation Number Title Sponsor Date of Introduction Number of Cosponsors H.R.3969 To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Se

Legislative Attention on Midwifery and Doulas in the 117th Congress

For decades there has been discussion of the over-medicalization of childbirth and end of life care. As a result, health care costs have risen, and the sacred time of transitions involving birth and death has been disrupted. Whether from a cost perspective, a need to increase the numb

The Integrator Blog covers IHPC’s innovative policy work with Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

US Senator Bernie Sanders (Ind.-VT) and the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium (IHPC) have placed "licensed complementary and alternative medicine providers and integrative health practitioners" in the Kennedy-HELP bill's definition of health professionals.

IHPC Tells Congress to Stop the FDA from Restricting Women’s Access to Estriol, and stresses the Importance of Consumer Education!

In late May 2008, IHPC sent a letter to Congress supporting House Concurrent Resolution 342 to stop the FDA from restricting women's access to bio-identical estriol by compounding pharmacies.