Complementary and Alternative Medicines

Alternative Medicines & Herbal Supplements Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are widely used.

A National Health Interview Survey in 2007 revealed that 38% of American adults and 12% of children used some type of CAM in the prior 12 months.

This case discusses common perspectives of CAM within the medical community and decisions made by the insurance companies when deciding whether or not to provide reimbursement for a particular medical service.