you, consider necessary lab work needed for your care, and develop a clear treatment plan.
Their treatment plans are just for you— they may include herbal medicine, homeopathy,
nutritional recommendations, diet evaluation, lifestyle suggestions, movement goals, etc.
Treatments from a natural approach.
there will be a deviation from this standard, which the doctor will discuss with you.
eligible for HSA and FSA reimbursement.
We recommend calling your insurance provider to inquire about your plan. Certain plans offer
some reimbursement for naturopathic doctor visits. It will help to specifically ask:
- Does my plan cover visits to a licensed Naturopathic doctor if coding is provided?
- Will my plan cover lab testing ordered by a naturopathic doctor at the hospital or
national lab company?
The last 2 years, or clinical component, emphasizes western study of disease, diagnosis, and treatments with treatment focus on natural therapeutics. Naturopathic therapies and principles are the emphasis of the training, but conventional medical practices are largely incorporated to provide appropriate choices for the patient and stronger education for the doctors. Internship includes 1500 hours of supervised direct clinical experience as well as 250 hours of outside observational training in private practice or hospital settings.
In the state of California, N.D.’s are the only doctoral-level alternative medicine practitioners with
both holistic training and conventional training.