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Treating the Health Care Crisis: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PPACA

@article{Abbott2012TreatingTH,
  title={Treating the Health Care Crisis: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PPACA},
  author={Ryan B. Abbott},
  journal={Intellectual Property: Patent Law eJournal},
  year={2012}
}
  • Ryan B. Abbott
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Intellectual Property: Patent Law eJournal
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) intends to take American health care in a new direction by focusing on preventive medicine and wellness-based treatment. But, in doing so, it does not adequately take into account the potential contribution of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). CAM is already used by a large and growing number of individuals in the United States, although to date there is limited scientific evidence to support the efficacy of most CAM treatments… 
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