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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!  PCA Legal Fund Achieves Its Goal!
 
The PCA is pleased to announce that YOUR GENEROSITY made OUR target for the PCA Legal Fund a reality.   THANK YOU!
 
As you know, in the case of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Robert J. Cavoto, Jr, et al., a Delaware County Common Pleas Judge declared that chiropractors may not delegate massage, manual therapy, and therapeutic exercises to unlicensed chiropractic staff. A post-trial motion to dismiss, which was filed by Dr. Cavoto, was denied.    Dr. Cavoto is now appealing the decision to the PA Superior Court.  Your contributions will cover the “delegation” portion of Dr. Cavoto’s legal fees and costs for the appeal to the PA Superior Court of this unfortunate decision.
 
Since the PCA has raised the necessary funds for the “delegation” appeal, the PCA does not want to rest on such an achievement by so many generous and forward-thinking DCs, so the PCA will continue to accept contributions for PCA’s Legal Fund for other similarly far-reaching and serious legal matters, which are certainly going to arise in the future.  Click here to Donate
 
Separate contributions are also welcomed and appreciated for PCA’s Political Action Committee (PAC).  As you no doubt realize, the legislative process is vitally important to the profession, especially in efforts to support a growing cadre of legislators who ”get” Chiropractic and are willing to stand tall for the profession and patients, regardless of the money thrown around by the health insurance industry and lobbyists.  Please consider ensuring the “public policy and legislative” future of Chiropractic by contributing generously to PCA’s PAC (CLICK HERE TO CONTRIBUTE TO PCA’s PAC)
 
The PCA thanks every contributor for stepping up to the plate quickly on this very important matter.   The PCA is in close contact with Dr. Cavoto’s attorney and the PCA will continue to update its membership as this case develops.
 
Respectfully,
  
Raymond J. Benedetto, DC, DACNB
PCA President
 
 
 

As the Commonwealth’s trusted resource for all things Chiropractic, the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association (PCA) , represents the interests of Pennsylvania’s 4000+ licensed Doctors of Chiropractic, who serve hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians every day.

The PCA exists to realize one visionary call to action: change our current disease management system to an authentic health care delivery system that embraces the concept of conservative care first and supports DCs as key health and wellness professionals who serve as the foundation for genuine health and wellness care delivery.

PCA pursues its raison d’etre by informing, educating and advocating on behalf of ALL Doctors of Chiropractic and their patients. As one of the Keystone State’s leading health care associations, the PCA is outspoken about embracing Conservative Care First as a verified public health policy strategy for safe and cost-effective health care for all Pennsylvanians. Through the delivery of a strong advocacy voice, diverse educational programs and dedicated member services, the PCA enables and empowers Doctors of Chiropractic to successfully and ethically practice for the benefit of patients, communities and the profession.

Upcoming Events

PCA & F4CP: Partnering to Save Lives
 
PCA has been a long-time supporter of the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) and encourages all DCs, regardless of PCA affiliation, to support the F4CP www.f4cp.com/pledge/tosavelives.
 
This year, the F4CP has designated September as DRUG-FREE PAIN MANAGEMENT AWARENESS MONTH:
 
PCA encourages its members to consider engaging their practices and communities in this important, life-saving initiative.
 


 

Foundation for Chiropractic Progress POSITIVE PRESS CAMPAIGN  FB TW  IN  PN YT

Build Your Practice, Engage Your Community 

September Roadmaps: States and Individual Doctor Practices

Plan and implement YOUR Local Campaign   

Use F4CP Toolkit, materials and strategic communications plans:

What F4CP will do nationally -- combined with your local activities -- will elevate public awareness and utilization of chiropractic care as the optimal approach to pain management that averts opioid use and abuse.

As always, thank you for your time and continued support in helping to raise awareness about the benefits of chiropractic care.

Learn more about the campaign:  http://drugfreepaincare.org/.
Contribute to the national media effort: www.f4cp.com/pledge/tosavelives.

Best regards,
sm
Sherry McAllister D.C., M.S(Ed)., CCSP
Executive Vice President, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
dr.mcallister@f4cp.com

*Designated by the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) of the American Hospital Association official health care calendar.