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PA among handful of states that mull getting off HealthCare.gov for their own exchanges

By Edward Nielsen | October 11, 2019

While plenty of states opted out of launching their own state-based insurance exchanges following the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a collection of states is coming back around to the idea. READ MORE HERE

Patients who received initial treatment from chiropractors or physical therapists had decreased odds of short-term and long-term opioid use

By Edward Nielsen | October 8, 2019

One of the most common conditions for which opioids are prescribed is low back pain (LBP). Several studies have reported that opioids are the most frequently prescribed medication for treatment of LBP. READ MORE HERE

2019 PCA Convention-October 19-20

By Jessica Sell | October 1, 2019

Register HERE for convention! Convening on October 19-20th in downtown Pittsburgh, PCA’s 2019 Annual Convention will afford you the opportunity to reunite with your Chiropractic colleagues and friends, learn new skills, and explore abundant clinical and business resources helpful to your practice, your staff and your patients. Up to 12 CE of programming including: Dr.…

DOJ charges 149 people for hundreds of millions of dollars of healthcare fraud

By Edward Nielsen | October 1, 2019

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced several healthcare fraud takedowns of late, resulting in dozens of charges, including many against medical professionals.  READ MORE HERE

CMS launching demonstration for wellness programs in individual markets

By Edward Nielsen | October 1, 2019

The Trump administration will allow 10 states to participate in a demonstration that will offer new flexibility to provide wellness programs in their individual markets…READ MORE HERE

CMS: Ensure time spent with patients is appropriately valued with E/M code changes

By Edward Nielsen | September 18, 2019

Beyond performing sophisticated procedures, many specialists primarily spend hours each week conducting face-to-face visits with patients to perform examinations, diagnose diseases and coordinate care. These time-intensive services, which are referred to as “evaluation and management” (E/M) services, are crucial to diagnose complex and chronic diseases, help patients keep disease symptoms in check and avoid adverse…

Pa. state lawmakers among the highest paid in U.S., but they’re doing less and less actual lawmaking

By Edward Nielsen | September 13, 2019

Pennsylvania has the largest full-time legislature in the nation and its lawmakers are among the highest-paid in the country, yet, increasingly, they’re doing less and less actual lawmaking. READ MORE HERE

U.S. employers’ medical costs set to rise 6.5% in 2020

By Edward Nielsen | September 13, 2019

Employers’ health benefit costs are set to rise by 6.5% in 2020, outpacing inflation but at a slower rate than growth globally, according to a new report.  READ MORE HERE

Congress comes back to work as providers make push for changes to surprise billing legislation

By Edward Nielsen | September 9, 2019

Lawmakers are returning to work Monday to a simmering fight over how to handle surprise medical bills, with the provider industry having spent the summer pushing hard for major changes. READ MORE HERE

CMS gets new powers to go after Medicare, Medicaid fraudsters

By Edward Nielsen | September 6, 2019

The Trump administration issued a new rule that aims to prevent payments to Medicare and Medicaid fraudsters by boosting revocation powers and extending the time before troublesome organizations can rejoin the programs. READ MORE HERE

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CALENDAR

PCA Annual Convention

October 19-20, 2019-Pittsburgh, PA

Don't miss the chance to hear 7 AWESOME speakers, attend informational hands-on seminars, earn 12 CE and network with Chiropractors, Chiropractic Students, and experts in the field!

For more information or to register, click HERE: