House Introduces Bill to Expand Medicare Coverage of Chiropractic Services

November 19, 2018

Arlington, VA -- Legislation championed by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) to expand Medicare coverage of services provided by chiropractors within the scope of their license has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, H.R. 7157, introduced...

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...

Latest OIG Report: A Spark to Reignite Our Pursuit of Medicare Parity

July 16, 2018

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) received news recently that the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) discovered inappropriate Medicare payments to chiropractors between 2013-2016 caused by a delay on the part of CMS to implement claims processing edits that...

Collaboration for Low Back Pain Treatment in Older Adults

February 14, 2018

Part of the Evidence in Action series by Palmer College of Chiropractic The inclusion of chiropractic practitioners into various collaborative health systems has increased over the past decade, including: Onsite health clinics at large corporations such as Facebook and Google...

MACRA and MIPS: Getting the Big Picture

August 29, 2017

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) officially ushered in the value-based model of reimbursement, beginning a change to the payment landscape of American health care. But what does this mean to providers? What does it mean...

Election 2016: What It Means for Chiropractic

November 22, 2016

With a new Congress and a new presidential administration about to begin, there will be many changes and opportunities ahead for the chiropractic profession. Following is a short summary of the congressional transition, and what it may mean to us...

ACA Responds to OIG Report on Chiropractic Documentation in Medicare

October 19, 2016

ACA President David A. Herd, DC, issued the following statement in response to the HHS Office of the Inspector General’s latest report on chiropractic documentation: “The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is committed to reducing waste and improving the quality of...