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Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare,” what is now called alternative medicine may become as accessible and widely accepted as conventional care.


The controversial act specifically mentions complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and integrative healthcare in seven different sections throughout the law. This is thanks in part to the efforts of the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium, a coalition of major organizations started at the request of legislators in Washington devoted to the promotion of CAM and integrative healthcare in the U.S.