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American Chiropractic Association Lauds Opioid Legislation

Recommends Increased Access to Non-Drug Therapies

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NYCC Unveils School of Health Sciences and Education

Seneca Falls: New York Chiropractic College today unveiled its School of Health Sciences and Education. To improve upon its academic structure of having schools within the overarching New York Chiropractic College domain, this newest entity will encompass the existing Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition, Master of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction, and Bachelor of Professional Studies programs.  “The creation of this school and its inclusive name will bring the diverse masters and bachelor degree programs we currently offer under the identity of one school while facilitating potential growth of new online programs in the future,” says Michael Mestan, DC, EdD, the college’s Executive Vice President and Provost.

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F4CP May 2016 e-Newsletter now available

 

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JMPT - From the Editor's Desk – Does inclusion of chiropractic care result in cost savings?

The most recent issue of the JMPT has a series of 3 papers that will help to fill the evidence gap and answer the question "Does inclusion of chiropractic care result in cost savings?" Each of these papers focuses on one area of musculoskeletal health that has been identified as a public health burden: low back pain, neck pain, and headache.

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NYCC MS in Applied Clinical Nutrition Ranked in Top 5 Best Online Master’s in Nutrition Programs

 

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NYSCA Unity Update

The NYSCA is committed to the Unity process and looks forward to working toward that end with the Council. Regarding the Council's recent release, we regret that the Council paints the Unity process in a negative light. There are several issues that need to be resolved and we are confident that can be achieved. The NYSCA looks forward to future Unity meetings and finding compromise.  

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May is Posture Month - Join the Posture Revolution!

Here’s your chance to be one of the thousands of chiropractors promoting posture awareness.

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Update from the NYS Board of Chiropractic

The New York State Board for Chiropractic acknowledges and thanks Ellen Coyne, DC, for her 10 years of service. Dr. Coyne's dedication will continue as an extended Board member.

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NYSCA 2016 Board of Directors Election

 

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UnitedHealth Group/Optum Health updates

Attention NYSCA Members,

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Workers Comp Updates: Sedgwick and Broadspire erroneous denials

As many of you are aware the NYSCA Workers' Compensation Committee has been working with Broadspire and Sedgwick after issues were identified with inappropriate denials of Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy rendered within the recommendations of New York's Medical Treatment Guidelines.

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New York Chiropractic College Holds Commencement

 

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NYSCA Member Granted 'Recognition Status' by NCQA

Dr. David BenEliyahu of Selden, NY, a NYSCA District 7 member for over 30 years, was recently granted 'Recognition Status' for the Patient Centered Connected Care Program, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Dr BenEliyahu's chiropractic practice, Coram-Selden Chiropractic, is the first Chiropractic practice in New York State, and the second in the nation, to receive the prestigious NCQA Seal for Patient Centered Connected Care (PCCC).

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Medicare Provision for Reimbursement of Chiropractic Manipulation Services

News and Alerts NGS Medicare

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NYS WCB Online Medical Portal Update

On March 28, 2016 the NYS WCB hosted an informational webinar and feedback session regarding the web based Medical Portal they have been developing. It was attended by the NYSCA WC Committee. As you may know, this is part of the larger Business Process Reengineering Project that they have been undergoing and the NYSCA has been engaged in for several years.

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NYSCA Call to Action!

Allow doctors of chiropractic to form partnerships with medical doctors!

The New York State Chiropractic Association needs your help.  A4391, sponsored by Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell, and S215-A, sponsored by Senator Jack Martins, would amend the limited liability company law, the business corporation law, the partnership law and the public health law to allow doctors of chiropractic to form partnerships with medical doctors.

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CMS Payment Adjustments & Hardship Information

 

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CMS Publishes New Series of Chiropractic Resources

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published a series of three Special Edition educational articles for DCs submitting claims for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries. MLN Matters® articles SE1601, SE1602 and SE1603 provide guidance on improving billing and documentation of chiropractic services, increasing compliance with Medicare regulations and reducing the profession's claims error rate. Also available are ACA's related resources here.

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F4CP March 2016 e-Newsletter now available

 

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Chiropractic Physicians Applaud CDC Guideline on Opioid Prescribing; Encourage Conservative Options First for Pain

 

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