Welcome to the RIANP

Increase access to quality healthcare & forward the field of Naturopathic Medicine in the areas of public education, accessibility, and efforts toward licensing naturopathic doctors in Rhode Island.

 

RIANP Events:

 

Do you want your health insurance to cover your visits to your naturopathic doctor?

Join the RIANP at the Wellness Expo

March 10th from 10 am to 5 pm at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick! 

For more information click here

RIANP in the news:

 

Help the RIANP fight for health insurance coverage for Naturopathic Doctors in Rhode Island. 

Naturopathic Doctors are now licensed in Rhode Island, but insurance companies do not yet cover this service. The RIANP will be back at the State House this spring to fight for health insurance coverage for you! Getting insurance coverage will mean that your visits will be covered and you will no longer have to pay out of pocket to see your naturopathic doctor. 

Your support is critical. Please click the link below to sign the petition to support the RIANP’s fight for health insurance coverage of Naturopathic Doctors.  Rhode Islanders deserve accessibility to this natural health care option. Click below to sign the petition: 

Sign the petition 

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OUR MISSION

To increase access to quality healthcare and forward the field of Naturopathic Medicine in the areas of public education, accessibility, and efforts toward licensing naturopathic doctors in Rhode Island.

Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained as general practice physicians and are experts in natural medicine, blending non-toxic natural therapies with current advancements in the studies of health and human systems while covering all aspects of family healthcare from prenatal to geriatrics.

A Naturopathic Physicians Act:

What a licensure bill will do: The legislation would require licensure for naturopathic doctors to practice in Rhode Island, by establishing educational and practice standards and a board to regulate the profession. There are U.S. 20 jurisdictions that currently license naturopathic doctors – 17 states, Washington D.C., and all the U.S. territories.

Why a licensure bill is needed:

Licensure ensures high quality naturopathic care in Rhode Island by protecting the consumer from unqualified practitioners who claim to be naturopathic doctors. Licensure will improve access to complementary medicine and promote business development because more qualified specialists in natural medicine will be encouraged to practice in Rhode Island.

For further information, please contact the RIANP at RInaturopaths@gmail.com

Other ways to connect with the RIANP:

  • LIKE us on Facebook: Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Collaborate and plan an event with your organization and ours.
  • Volunteer. Host a health talk. Help us fundraise.  Email us at RInaturopaths@gmail.com

 

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It's OFFICIAL!! New Mexico is the 22nd state and 25th US jurisdiction to regulate NDs!! Gov. Lujan-Grisham signed the ND licensure bill today! Congratulations to the NMANP legislative team! We're so proud of you! #naturopathic #naturopathicmedicine #naturopathicdoctors #nmanp #ndlicensure (Pictured: NMANP representatives with Gov. Lujan-Grisham). ... See MoreSee Less

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Two years ago today, this photo was taken after Dr. Kaz and Dr. M testified before the House Health, Education, and Welfare Committee. This year’s fight is the Non-Opiate Pain Bill - so Rhode Islanders can access safe and effective options for their pain including naturopathic medicine.
#WeDidIt #LicensedStateNumber23
#NowItsTimeToCoverNDCare
#NaturopathicMedicineWorks
#PreventativeMedicineSavesMoney #PassTheNonOpiatePainBill

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Dr. M Feibelman, ND
Dr. Chrysanthi Kazantzis, ND
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News Update: The New Mexico bill to license naturopathic doctors (SB 135) passed the House Floor at the Roundhouse legislative building in Santa Fe just now! The votes were 60 in favor and one against.

The bill is expected to go to the Governor's desk soon to be signed into law!

Congratulations to Juliette Sweet, ND & the NMANP legislative team!
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Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Visit with Dr. Kaz to learn more about Naturopathic Medicine and the RIANP at the Wellness Expo from 10-5 pm!! ... See MoreSee Less

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