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, 1 (1), 8

Complementary Alternative Health Care in Israel and the Western World

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Complementary Alternative Health Care in Israel and the Western World

Jeffrey Borkan. Isr J Health Policy Res.

Abstract

Complementary alternative health care presents fascinating challenges and opportunities for health policy and research - from issues of definition to training and licensing, to insurance reimbursement and evidence regarding clinical efficacy and outcomes. Complementary alternative health care is utilized by a substantial proportion of the population both now and likely in the future and requires serious health policy consideration.This is a commentary on http://www.ijhpr.org/content/1/1/7/.

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