According to email reports, Illinois Doctor of Chiropractic, Gary R. Street, has been attempting to collect from the top presidential candidates their exact position in regards to chiropractic and especially Medicare, for the last six (6) weeks. Apparently the task has not been such an easy job, since one presidential candidate reportedly refuses to reply with a written position. The only official response as to a presidential candidate position on chiropractic and Medicare is from the office of Barack Obama.
Carl S. Cleveland, III, DC, FICA, nationally known chiropractic educator and President of the Cleveland Chiropractic Colleges, has agreed to serve as Chair of the chiropractic profession’s first national conference focusing on the future of chiropractic in the federal Medicare program. This historic event will be hosted by the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) in Washington, DC on Thursday, April 24, 2008.
A national conference focusing on the future of chiropractic in the federal Medicare program will be hosted by the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) in Washington, DC on Thursday, April 24, 2008, with all organizations within the chiropractic profession invited to participate. The objectives of this day-long, Medicare forum will be to focus the attention of the chiropractic profession on this struggling but vital program, and foster a positive dialogue on how chiropractic’s vital role in Medicare can be strengthened.
Many people are still confused about the new Medicare part D or drug plan options related to the 2007 Medicare plan. According to Federal officials, 17 companies have been approved to provide Medicare drug coverage nationally for 2007. In 2006, there were nine. As a result, some Medicare beneficiaries will have more than 50 stand-alone plans to choose from for 2007. Selecting from 50 different cereals can be difficult enough, that’s why one should just typically choose LIFE.
Senior citizens who left traditional Medicare and joined an HMO to save money and gain benefits are in for a…
Parker University held Parker Homecoming 2012 on its campus in Dallas, Texas, on October 26 – 28. Doctors of chiropractic and massage therapists attended customized education tracks while earning continuing education credits. Classes covered numerous topics, including combining nutrition and chiropractic, multiple causes of vertebral subluxation and disease, decompression, Medicare, treating sports injuries, the neurology of stress, orthopedic testing for upper extremity injuries, and much more.
The California Chiropractic Association (CCA) has mailed election materials and ballots to active CCA members, along with the CCA board’s nominees for the 2012-2013 CCA Executive Committee offices, check your mail for materials if you are a California Chiropractor.
Is it time for chiropractors to begin marketing themselves as manual therapists in order to fit in to some medical model? Is the profession predominantly in favor of peddling muscle relaxers and other pharmaceuticals while performing colonics and doing foot baths? Have the colleges gotten so far out of touch with the rest of the industry that churning out student failures has become the primary business model? The doom and gloom train has left the station but someone forgot to send me a ticket.
Among more than 5,000 influential health and fitness professionals, Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, president of Parker College of Chiropractic, recently attended the largest international fitness event in the world–the IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles, California, where Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, U.S. Surgeon General, and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated health and well-being.
June is time for the annual chiropractic convention hosted by the California Chiropractic Association (CCA) in Reno Nevada. This year’s convention takes place at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino and it begins on June 11. This year’s continuing education chiropractic convention offers chiropractors up to 22 hours of educational credits. The conference ends on June 13. Not only is it the CCA’s biggest chiropractic event of the year, continuing education for CCA members is free when preregistered for the conference.