Previous Issues (PDF)
May 23, 2016 — CMS responds to AANP documented cases of 2706-based reimbursement discrimination • Minnesota Fair Care bill introduced into state legislature with 11 co-sponsors • Hawaii’s largest insurer names naturopathic physicians as primary care providers • International Chiropractic Association’s “Medicare Fairness” campaign • New Mexico provider coalition to meet with state insurance superintendent in June.
Feb. 23, 2016— “Minnesota Fair Care” “Fair Care Minnesota” coalition to introduce legislation in March • Vermont acupuncturists introduce non-discrimination bill • California: New bill could change the therapeutic order for treating back pain • New Mexico: Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine provides financial support of CMC • AANP presses HHS on improving guidance on Sect. 2706 • ICA campaign “Medicare Fairness” featuring CMC gets underway • Employer healthcare: Recording and slides from our webinar with ASBC on “Employers and Integrative Health” available.
Nov. 23, 2015— “Minnesota Fair Care” builds member base – Vermont acupuncturists prepare legislation – Samueli CEO Wayne Jonas, ex-Chief Medical Officer of Safeway present in a webinar co-sponsored with American Sustainable Business Council: Integrative Health for Employers – CMC highly visible at the annual conference of our partner AIHM – NEW DISCIPLINE section on the web site for Naprapathic Medicine.
Oct. 8, 2015 — IHPC, American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) co-sign letters of congratulation to governors of Oregon and Rhode Island on state bills supporting 2706; ASBC Policy Summit in DC: helpful leads to Minnesota and Rhode Island reps; CMC presents to the National Prevention Council’s Advisory Group; preparing for the AIHM annual conference.
Aug. 24, 2015 — National pain policy leaders get in-person intro to CMC and IHPC; more on our campaign with ASBC, “Reimbursement for Integrative Healthcare,” adding employer benefits to 2706 advocacy; Mile High Natural Awakenings, holistic newspaper and site serving eastern Colorado publishes article about CMC; new brief on “Workplace Wellness” added to CMC site section “Integrative Health in the US.”
Aug. 7, 2015 — Oregon and Rhode Island first states to pass and sign 2706-based non-discrimination bills; national pain policy leaders briefed on integrative care; ASBC/IHPC launch campaign “Reimbursement of Integrative Healthcare;” CMC works with Colorado holistic mag, Natural Awakenings; new site content and non-discrimination in the news.