FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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America’s ‘Pain Epidemic’ and the Role of Integrative Medicine Providers and Payers

One of the nation’s largest medical organizations representing pain physicians is calling for significant changes in the way insurance companies provide coverage for pain treatment. The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) released a position paper at its annual meeting calling on insurance payers to provide adequate coverage for interdisciplinary pain care, including physical therapy, massage, yoga, acupuncture and other alternative therapies.

How to Get Paid Delivering Integrative Medicine

The future of evidence-based integrative healthcare delivery is limited to its economic feasibility, at both the consumer and practitioner level. This post focuses on the latter.

H.R. 3590 & Executive Order 13544–Integrative Medicine Game Changers?

House Resolution 3590, aka the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and House Resolution 4872, aka the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, combined to create the monumental healthcare reform law of 2010. Executive Order 13544, a requirement under H.R. 3590, established the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health….

 
 
 

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