Petition to White House and Members of Congress

Give Seniors the Medicare Coverage They Need and Deserve: Full Access to and Reimbursement for Services Provided by Doctors of Chiropractic

Studies have shown that essential services provided by doctors of chiropractic (DCs) can help aging Americans live healthier and happier lives, yet every day our nation's seniors are being unjustly denied full access to Medicare covered services by doctors of chiropractic that could improve their quality of life.

Why? Because the federal government continues to rely on an antiquated statute that discriminates against Medicare’s chiropractic patients by not covering medically necessary and mandated services delivered by DCs.

This needs to stop. Our aging population deserves the best health care this nation has to offer. And research has shown that safe and effective services provided by DCs are a part of the solution.

I urge you to pass legislation to correct this inequity in Medicare.

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The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has launched a major grassroots campaign to enact federal legislation that would doctors of chiropractic (DCs) to perform to the fullest scope of their license in Medicare. This initiative would significantly improve the health and wellness of our nation's aging population. 

This campaign is dependent on members of the ACA and other supporters. You, too, can help support the ongoing efforts to ensure Medicare equality by donating to the National Chiropractic Legal and Legislative Action Fund (NCLAF).  Every dollar you contribute will go to ensuring our seniors have full, unfettered access to the essential health care services provided by doctors of chiropractic.

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