On Monday 10 September 2018 the current Governments’ health insurance reform laws were passed by the Senate, which includes the approved removal of 16 natural therapies from the Private Health Insurance rebates. It will now be a straightforward process for those laws to be in place by 01 April 2019.
NHMRC Review of Naturopathy
The conclusion that there is no evidence for the efficacy of Naturopathy is difficult to comprehend for many who are familiar with the wealth of peer-reviewed scientific evidence on natural medicine, including experts in the field of natural medicine research.
The content and conclusions of this report with regards to Naturopathy and Herbalism, and the evidence which was notably absent from the review, is the subject of this article.