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May 31, 2018

James Maskell and the Intriguing Incenticare Insurance Model for Access and Payment for Functional and Integrative Care

The co-founder of the Evolution of Medicine/Functional Forum, James Maskell, is a non-stop communicator and marketeer. He operates at the visionary edges of the integrative and functional medicine worlds. Business success. Health coaching. Blue Zones and zip-codes. Root-causes. The employer stakeholder. The “micropractice.”
May 22, 2018

Government Report: Covering Naturopathic Services Minimally Increases or Decreases Overall Costs

Those searching for the financial impact of including the integrative care of naturopathic doctors in insurance plans will find some answers in a recent government report from the state of Maine. The report also raises a next stage question.
May 19, 2018

An Actuary’s Proposal for Business Success for Lifestyle Medicine Practices

Insurance-based business models for lifestyle, functional, integrative and naturopathic medical practices are often something of a challenge.
May 19, 2018

Hecht and Parker Take Key Roles for Consortium and AIHM Amidst Excitement for Advancing Collaboration

Two of the most significant organizations motoring the integrative health and medicine movement. Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health (“the Consortium”) and the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), recently announced leadership changes. Two veterans – Rick Hecht, MD and Tabatha Parker, ND – will take on key positions at the Consortium and AIHM, respectively.