Chiropractic Education and Radiography Best Practices

October 11, 2018

ACA’s Choosing Wisely recommendations are consistent with X-ray guidance in today’s classroom and trusted texts. William* came to my office because he had hip and low back pain that had recently made even walking through the house an arduous task....

Choosing Wisely: Separating Facts from Fears

September 7, 2018

It has been just over a year since many in the chiropractic profession first learned that the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) joined more than 80 medical specialty society partners to participate in an initiative that is sponsored by the American...

Summer Shaping Up to Be Time of Change in Health Policy

August 8, 2018

Proposal, Final Rule and Other Initiatives Aim to Reshape Medicare and Affordable Care Act Summer is often a time in Washington where the business of government seems to slow down as everyone starts to look forward to the August recess...

Lulled Into a False Sense of Security

May 3, 2018

Finding and Communicating Effectively with Financial Advisors Less than 50 percent of the U.S. population consult and hire a financial consultant. There is a myriad of answers for why this may be. Those who do work with a financial professional...

Cooking Techniques and Financial Management

April 4, 2018

Whether baking a cake or preparing unique dishes, both require the necessary and assorted ingredients: time, expertise, finesse and the ability to tweak the recipe to obtain the desired results. Guess what? Portfolio construction and financial management may not be...

Taxes, Football and Conflicting Rules

February 26, 2018

When you play in a sport and follow the rules there is an expectation of a fair game with a winner and loser. If you watched the recent Super Bowl you may have seen two touchdowns by the Philadelphia Eagles...

Blues Plans Issuing Denials for Certain Modifiers

February 7, 2018

ACA has recently heard from members in a few states that some Blue Cross Blue Shield plans are automatically denying claims that contain the -25 and -59 modifiers. The states we have heard from to date include Illinois, Oklahoma and...

ACA Convenes Stakeholder Forum to Address Opioid Crisis, Collaboration

February 1, 2018

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) hosted a historic Stakeholder Collaborative Forum on Jan. 26 at Northwestern Health Sciences University to delve deeper into the current market need for chiropractors in combating the opioid crisis as well as issues related to...