A Senate Bill Has Been Introduced… What Does That Mean?

April 13, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, just before a two-week congressional recess, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), joined by his colleagues Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), introduced S. 4042, the Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act, a bipartisan...

ACA Announces Legislative Priorities for the 117th Congress

March 24, 2021

With the new year and the first session of the 117th Congress now underway, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is ready to tackle several important legislative issues on behalf of ACA members, patients and the chiropractic profession. The ACA Legislative Committee...

Translating Chiropractic’s Value

February 17, 2021

Advocate uses similar approach to win over legislators and health plan administrators. After success in getting all Missouri’s members of the U.S. House of Representatives to cosponsor Medicare and TRICARE modernization bills (H.R. 3654 and H.R. 344, respectively), ACA Missouri Alternate Delegate...

I’m Just a Bill…and I’ll be Back

December 30, 2020

For those familiar with “Schoolhouse Rock,” the 1976 classic “I’m Just a Bill” likely conjures memories of elementary school social studies class.  It is, however, still an excellent introduction to the legislative process and a reminder that introducing legislation in Congress is...

Congress Poised to Address Provider Nondiscrimination Before End of Year

December 15, 2020

In 2009-2010, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) was heavily involved in procuring a provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that would end the blatant discrimination doctors of chiropractic and other providers encountered from insurance companies and...