ACA Seeks Chiropractic Eligibility for Student Loan Repayment Program

February 2, 2015

Arlington, Va. - At the urging of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) on Jan. 27 introduced H.R. 542, "The National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015," in the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed, the...

ACA Names Richard Miller as Acting Executive Vice President

January 30, 2015

Arlington, Va. – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has appointed Richard (Rick) Miller, a long-time political consultant to ACA and the Association’s former vice president of government relations, to serve as acting executive vice president (EVP), replacing James Potter. “Rick...

Updated Clinical Practice Guideline Issued on Chiropractic Care for Low-Back Pain

January 26, 2015

Arlington, Va. - The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), the official scientific journal of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), published an update to a previously issued evidence-based clinical practice guideline on chiropractic management of low-back pain (LBP). The...

ACA Presses HHS to Aggressively Enforce Provider Non-Discrimination Law

June 9, 2014

Arlington, Va. — The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), in comments submitted today to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), strongly defends provider non-discrimination language included in the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as essential to...

ACA Vows Continued Work with HHS During Leadership Transition

April 11, 2014

Arlington, Va.—Following the resignation of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) today announced it will continue its efforts, without hesitation, to ensure doctors of chiropractic (DCs) and their patients are...

ACA Presses HHS on Non-Discrimination Enforcement

October 29, 2012

Arlington, Va. — The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) in an Oct. 19 letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius raises serious concerns regarding the Department’s implementation of a key provider non-discrimination provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)....

Supreme Court Upholds Health Reform Law

June 28, 2012

ACA Will Continue to Fight for Patient Access to Chiropractic as Law is Fully Implemented Arlington, Va. — On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a controversial 5 to 4 decision, declared the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...

ACA Reaffirms Fight Against Provider Discrimination Following AMA Vote

June 26, 2012

Arlington, Va. — The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) today reaffirmed its commitment to fighting provider discrimination, responding to a recent decision by the American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates to initiate a lobbying effort against Section 2706, the provider...