The following are answers to frequently asked
questions to give a better understanding of how
Naturopathic Medicine at Arizona Integrative Medical
Center can help you.
1. How are Naturopathic Medical practices
different than other Medical practices?
Naturopathic Medicine treats the cause of the
disease using natural, non-invasive therapies.
In contrast, conventional doctors generally, address
and treat the symptoms of a disease, using pharmaceutical
therapies and surgery.
2. How are Naturopathic and Conventional
Both are required to study biomedical science
at 4 year accredited graduate medical school.
Both diagnose, predict the course and prescribe
treatment for the disease.
3. Is Naturopathic Medicine covered by
Yes. Many insurance companies cover Naturopathic
Medicine; however there are limitations to what
therapies are covered. My practice supplies the
proper billing codes needed by insurances and
patients submit and are reimbursed according to
the individual coverage.
4. Can Naturopathic doctors prescribed
Yes. In the State of Arizona, licensed Naturopathic
Physicians have DEA numbers and prescribe prescription
medication for patients.