Barack Obama on Chiropractic and Medicare

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.

Chiropractic College President to Chair National Medicare Conference in Washington

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.

ICA to hold National Conference on Chiropractic in Medicare

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.

More Medicare Confusion in 2007? Here’s some help…

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.