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...

ACA Fights to Stop Medicare Reimbursement Cuts in 2021

September 2, 2020

By Meghan O’Brien Federal government relations is a complex and exciting field, especially for membership associations such as the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).  Not only do we represent our dedicated ACA members, but also their patients and, as an extension,...

H.R. 3654 Turns One (But Time to Celebrate Is Short)

July 7, 2020

This Thursday, July 9, marks one year since the Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act (H.R. 3654) was introduced in Congress. To celebrate, ACA Blogs checked in with ACA's top lobbyist John Falardeau (pictured) to see how far we have come in generating support...

Inequity in Culture Leads to Inequity in Health Care

June 4, 2020

A Message from the ACA Board of Governors The death of George Floyd is inexcusable. At the same time our country struggles to heal from the primary and secondary effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the events surrounding Mr. Floyd’s death...