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ACA Offers Spokespersons, Stroke Resources in Wake of Media Coverage

by American Chiropractic Association | 10/25/2016 10:39:41 AM

ACA would like state associations to know that it is available to assist with media matters related to the association between chiropractic and cervical arterial dissection (CAD) as well as to provide information that can facilitate doctor-patient discussions on this complex subject.

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Stroke Resources for Chiropractic Offices

by American Chiropractic Association | Lori Burkhart, JD | 10/24/2016 4:00:57 PM

AS A RESULT OF MEDIA COVERAGE, some patients may come into the offices of doctors of chiropractic (DCs) concerned about having their necks adjusted. The media at times publishes sensationalized articles promoting the myth that neck manipulation is a major cause of stroke. To address sensationalized media coverage, ACA has put together resources to help DCs explain the issue to patients.

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Study: Chiropractic Care and the Risk of Vertebrobasilar Stroke

by Thomas M Kosloff, David Elton, Jiang Tao, and Wade M Bannister | 6/26/2015 2:12:04 PM

The objective of this study was to compare the associations between chiropractic care and VBA stroke with recent primary care physician (PCP) care and VBA stroke. This study found no significant association between exposure to chiropractic care and the risk of VBA stroke.

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VBA Stroke: Resources for Doctors of Chiropractic

by American Chiropractic Association | 3/12/2014 12:55:56 PM

There is growing interest in the association between cervical manipulation and vertebrobasilar artery (VBA) stroke. ACA is sensitive to the public’s concerns surrounding this complex issue, and is offering the following resources to help state associations and doctors of chiropractic disseminate accurate information about the risks of serious injury following cervical manipulation.

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NYSCA News:

Special Savings for New NYSCA Members during October

by NYSCA Staff Writer | 9/28/2016 3:04:23 PM

In Honor of NCHM, the NYSCA is offering a special savings to new members: Apply for regular NYSCA membership during the month of October and receive 50% off your annual dues! This is a savings of up to $300!

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Insurance News:

Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI)

by CMS.gov | 10/4/2016 8:41:28 AM

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires CMS to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new randomly generated Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number on new Medicare cards.

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ICD10 Coding Update

by Dr. Evan Gwilliam and Chiro-Code | 10/2/2016 10:46:42 PM

There are thousands of code changes going into effect on October 1.  Here is a list of the 70 or so that are most relevant to chiropractors.

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Chiropractic In The News:

F4CP and COCSA Partner to Launch 'PR 101 Crisis Communications Kit'

by Foundation for Chiropractic Progress | 10/25/2016 3:16:43 PM

The F4CP, the voice of the chiropractic profession, is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with COCSA to launch a ‘PR 101 Crisis Communications Kit.’ Set to launch on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the kit offers State Associations effective guidelines for managing crises - from negative publicity and attacks on the profession to the misrepresentation of information regarding the safety of chiropractic care.  NYSCA members have access to this kit through their complementary membership with F4CP.

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National Chiropractic Health Month 2016 Kicks Off Oct. 1

by American Chiropractic Association | 9/28/2016 10:54:15 AM

This October, doctors of chiropractic across the country will raise public awareness of the availability of non-drug options for pain treatment as part of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2016.

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