American health care is in crisis. It is bankrupting our country. Government regulations prevent consumers from choosing health insurance policies that fit their needs. If Americans are going to have sustainable, affordable health insurance, current policies must be reformed to allow a consumer-driven health insurance market to develop.
But reforming health insurance policies isn’t enough. Health care cannot be transformed without changing the medical paradigm from one that is based on dangerous synthetic drugs to one that incorporates natural medicine, lifestyle changes, and prevention. Standing in the way is the Food and Drug Administration, a government agency that is funded by the same industry it is meant to regulate. Our FDA Death Meter site shows the toll that this crony medicine has taken on our country. If we don’t reform the FDA, then many more Americans will needlessly suffer.
- Modified the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that the Comparative Effectiveness Research program (now called the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) includes integrative medicine practitioners on the board and advisory panel.
- Supported the extension of short-term health plans, which do not need to adhere to certain Obamacare regulations, which gives Americans more and cheaper health care options
- Supported expanding access to association health plans, where individuals with a common profession or interest can band together and count as a “large group” for health insurance purposes. These plans also do not need to adhere to Obamacare restrictions, giving Americans more health care options.
Deaths Caused by the FDA:
—and Counting!NOTE: These are deaths from FDA-approved drugs, vaccines, and medical devices since 2005—as reported by the FDA itself. Most experts agree that these numbers are grossly underreported, and that the real number of deaths is between 5-100x more than what the FDA is required to report. That means the actual number of deaths caused by the FDA looks like the following!
Feb 18, 2021 7
Reforms implemented during the last administration have been rolled back. Action Alert! President Biden has signed an executive order rolling back a Trump administration order that expanded access to association health plans, short term health plans, and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs). The...
Nov 19, 2020 4
A number of consumer-friendly changes to health insurance are in danger of being reversed. We must protect them. Action Alert! We at ANH have written numerous articles on the burdensome regulations that prevent a consumer-friendly health insurance marketplace from developing. Over the last...
Oct 23, 2020 0
Why Is the Government Gagging Doctors? The FDA, FTC, and some states' attorneys general have told doctors they can't advise both their patients and the public about natural prevention and treatment for COVID-19. The FDA and FTC sent warning letters alleging that doctors and other practitioners were ...
Sep 3, 2020 67
Take a moment to thank proponents of natural health. Action Alerts! Below you’ll find a list of Congressional champions on issues critical to the natural health community. It is important for these offices to hear from their constituents: thank you letters reinforce the good work these members...
Jul 9, 2020 15
The mainstream media bungles another story, this time telling us that probiotics are not only useless, but that they can hurt us. Action Alert! Another day, another story attacking the idea that supplements can help us stay healthy. This time the target is probiotics, with 60 Minutes running the ...
Mar 10, 2020 5
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Feb 27, 2020 54
This is the direction the federal government is taking us. We must oppose it. Action Alert! Late last year, the FDA released a draft guidance document that will loosen the reigns on some types of medical software. This development is part of a larger trend in which artificial intelligence (AI) a...
Dec 5, 2019 5
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Oct 22, 2019 14
A new analysis from the British Medical Journal found that one in twenty patients experience preventable harm in medical care settings. The authors point out that patient harm in healthcare is a “leading cause of morbidity and mortality internationally.” We’ve been saying this for quite som...
Oct 8, 2019 7
Help us fight for expanded Health Savings accounts. Action Alert! For many years, ANH-USA has supported efforts that would allow Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Saving Account (FSA) funds to pay for dietary supplements. Federal bills including this reform have been introduced in 2011, 2...