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House, Senate Reintroduce Bill to Increase Medicare Coverage of Chiropractic Services

Arlington, Va. – Both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have reintroduced legislation to increase access to Medicare-covered services provided by doctors of chiropractic. The Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act (H.R. 1610S. 799) would bring Medicare’s coverage of chiropractic into alignment with most other federal programs and private health plans, giving seniors improved coverage of non-drug treatments to alleviate pain and improve function.

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National Chiropractic Health Month 2022

Chiropractic: On the Frontline for Pain

National Chiropractic Health Month 2022 will promote the use of non-drug approaches such as chiropractic services as a first line of defense against musculoskeletal pain.

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Bill Introduced in Senate to Provide Full Chiropractic Coverage in Medicare

Use the link below to contact your Representative and Senator to ask them to sign on to support this important legislation.
The Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act

The U.S. Senate has introduced a bill, S. 4042, to modernize Medicare coverage and better meet the needs of today’s seniors by increasing access to services provided by doctors of chiropractic. An identical bipartisan-supported bill in the House currently has 130 cosponsors.

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ACA Coalition Fights for Provider Reimbursement Fairness

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) collaborated recently with the Patient Access to Responsible Care Alliance (PARCA), a coalition of non-MD healthcare providers, in submitting a letter to federal regulators urging them to enforce a rule that requires group health plans and health insurers to fairly compensate non-MDs for the same services delivered by other healthcare providers. The letter is addressed to the Secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of the Treasury. 

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ACA Next Gen Elects New Leadership Team

NextGen, ACA’s group for early-career practitioners, elected a new leadership team during its annual meeting at Engage. The Next Gen 2022-23 leadership committee includes:

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Register Now for Engage 2022!

ACA’s Annual Meeting and Conference

We are pleased to announce that registration is open for ACA Engage, which will take place in Washington, D.C., February 2-5, 2022. Looking forward to seeing everyone together again!

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White House Announces New Vaccine Mandate

The following statement related to the federal mandate regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements was received by the NYSCA from the ACA on September 15, 2021 via email:

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‘Keep Moving’ During National Chiropractic Health Month 2021

Arlington, Va. – The American Chiropractic Association and doctors of chiropractic nationwide will celebrate National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2021 this October with the theme “Keep Moving!” The campaign highlights how movement contributes to both physical and mental health.

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The Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization (H.R. 2654)

The American Chiropractic Association held a virtual lobby day on May 6, 2021 with about 350 doctors of chiropractic and students participating, to advocate for HR 2654 the Chiropractic Modernization Act.

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House Reintroduces Bill to Modernize Medicare’s Chiropractic Coverage

Arlington, VA – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is pleased to announce that bipartisan legislation to modernize Medicare coverage of chiropractic services was reintroduced April 19 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Help Avert Planned Cuts to Medicare Reimbursement

ACA has been part of two coalitions fighting these cuts and is supporting legislation designed to place a one-year moratorium on the planned cuts, to allow congress to develop a long-term solution. Contact your federal representative here and urge them to cosponsor this legislation, H.R. 8505.

National Chiropractic Health Month 2020 Begins Oct. 1

National Chiropractic Health Month 2020

When it comes to your health, get “Active and Adaptive"!

With the theme “Active and Adaptive,” National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2020 will focus on helping people adapt to the new normal and maintain musculoskeletal health and function in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Call Your Senators Now to Ensure Relief for Providers, Including Chiropractors


Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) have introduced the Immediate Relief for Rural Facilities and Providers Act, new legislation to address the impending crisis facing our healthcare system as the spread of COVID-19 increasingly strains hospitals and providers across the country. Bennet and Barrasso's new legislation would extend a lifeline to rural hospitals, and all providers and the millions of Americans who depend on them for health care.

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ACA Launches Website to Enhance Public Understanding of Chiropractic

Media Contact: Annette Bernat 
[email protected] (703) 812­-0226

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National Chiropractic Health Month Begins Oct. 1

National Chiropractic Health Month 2019

Strength. Stability. Success.

Musculoskeletal (MSK) health helps people live full and active lives.

Everyone wants to be strong and healthy. Our musculoskeletal (MSK) system – comprised of our muscles, bones and joints – plays an important role in helping us get and stay stronger at all stages of life. ... It’s what makes it possible for us to stand. It’s what enables us to move. It’s what powers us to do the things that matter most, whether that’s taking care of our children, hiking in the Rockies, remodeling a vintage piece of furniture or dancing until the sun comes up.

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