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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act PPACA’s Section 1557 became effective on 10/16/16.  Are you compliant?

October 25, 2016

This section of the Affordable Care Act applies to health programs and activities that received federal financial assistance through HHS, Medicaid, some Medicare, student health plans, Basic Health Programs, CHIP funds, meaningful use payments, etc. The law does apply to providers, including chiropractors, in very limited circumstances. PCA General Counsel Jason B. Martin, Esq. prepared a summary for the key provisions for chiropractors who must comply with the law.

2013 Medicare Audit Claims $359M Spent on Unneeded Chiropractic Services: DCs must comply with coming changes in 2017 or face dire consequences

October 20, 2016

On October 19, 2016, the Wall Street Journal published an article on a 2013 federal audit of Medicare that concluded Doctors of Chiropractic were charging more than $359 million (80% of paid Chiropractic claims) in what were determined to be medically unnecessary chiropractic services in 2013. The study further claimed that all Chiropractic care after 30 visits were unnecessary.

National Chiropractic Health Month 2016 Kicks Off Oct. 1

September 27, 2016

This October, doctors of chiropractic across the country will raise public awareness of the availability of non-drug options for pain treatment as part of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2016.

The campaign, a response to the U.S. epidemic of opioid overuse and abuse, will use the theme and hashtag #Chiropractic1st to encourage the use of chiropractic and other conservative forms of pain management, where possible, before the use of prescription opioid pain medications. A toolkit is available online at for anyone who would like to participate.

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November 5-6

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November 16

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November 3


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