Subsidized Naturopathic Healthcare for Vancouver

Subsidized Naturopathic Healthcare: The Integrative Community Accessibility Program

One of Vancouver’s most established and recognized integrated medical clinics has created a program offering low-cost naturopathic healthcare for residents of British Columbia who are covered by the Premium Assistance Medical Services Plan.

Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre quietly but officially launched the Integrative Community Accessibility Program (ICAP) on Saturday, May 28th, but has just begun to promote the program this month.

Under the managing direction of Dr. Kathryn Leah, ICAP will be led by resident doctor, Dr. Jam Caleda. Dr. Caleda is a licensed naturopathic physician who joined Integrative’s accredited naturopathic residency program in 2015. He developed this program with a desire to provide complementary healthcare to those who might not otherwise be able to afford to seek out alternative medical services.

“I want to provide low-income families and individuals with services that will improve their health, aid in prevention and help them to cope with day-to-day stress,” says Dr. Caleda. “Finding ways to make naturopathic healthcare accessible for various communities within Metro and Greater Vancouver is a huge priority for Integrative.”

 

Medical services included in the program are primary care management, structural assessment, naturopathic and clinical testing, and integrative treatment. Discounts will be provided for intravenous therapy and prescribed supplements. Appointments for ICAP are booked for 30 minutes and are currently available on Saturday mornings.

Patients will be charged $33 at the time of their appointment, $23 of which is eligible for rebate under the province’s Premium Assistance Medical Services Plan.

Patients qualify for ten visits within a calendar year.

To find out more about Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre’s Integrative Community Accessibility Program visit http://integrative.ca/integrating-into-the-community, or to make an appointment call 604-738-1012, email [email protected], or visit #730 – 1285 W. Broadway in Vancouver, BC.

To find out if you qualify, visit HERE.

About Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre

Founded by Dr. Eric Posen, Dr. Lawrence Chan and Dr. Hal Brown in 1984, Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre incorporates multiple healing disciplines to truly address the source of each patients’ needs.

With a license in Naturopathic Medicine and pharmacology prescribing rights, one single practitioner can use multiple healing techniques including Chinese medicine, physical treatments and natural supplements to find the best possible method to diagnose and treat any ailment a patient may have—be it in the body, mind or spirit.

In addition to the founders, Integrative has a new generation of Naturopathic Physicians on staff to learn and carry out the Integrative Model. They work as a team with experienced practitioners in various health fields including Massage Therapy and Holistic Nutrition to ensure that all Integrative patients receive the care and attention they deserve.

For more information about Integrative, please visit:

Website: integrative.ca

Facebook: facebook.com/Integrative-Naturopathic-Medical-Centre

Instagram: @IntegrativeNMC

Twitter: @IntegrativeNMC

 

Jennifer Browne

About Jennifer Browne

Jennifer Browne is a published author, magazine writer, freelance editor, and blogger who resides just outside of Vancouver, BC. She's the director of Fresh + Fit Vancouver, and can be reached at jenniferbrowne.org / freshandfitvancouver.com.

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