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2013 Medicare Audit Claims $359M Spent on Unneeded Chiropractic Services: DCs must comply with coming changes in 2017 or face dire consequences

October 20, 2016

On October 19, 2016, the Wall Street Journal published an article on a 2013 federal audit of Medicare that concluded Doctors of Chiropractic were charging more than $359 million (80% of paid Chiropractic claims) in what were determined to be medically unnecessary chiropractic services in 2013. The study further claimed that all Chiropractic care after 30 visits were unnecessary.

National Chiropractic Health Month 2016 Kicks Off Oct. 1

September 27, 2016

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.

The campaign, a response to the U.S. epidemic of opioid overuse and abuse, will use the theme and hashtag #Chiropractic1st to encourage the use of chiropractic and other conservative forms of pain management, where possible, before the use of prescription opioid pain medications. A toolkit is available online at for anyone who would like to participate.

Governor Wolf Encourages Conservative Care First--Proclaims October 2016 as Chiropractic Health Month

September 1, 2016

In early September, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf made it official: October is Pennsylvania Chiropractic Health Month, according to the Governor’s proclamation (click here to see proclamation). This year, however, the proclamation took a unique twist. For the first time, a Pennsylvania governor stated, “I encourage citizens, government agencies, public and private institutions, businesses and schools to recommit to increasing awareness and understanding of Chiropractic’s Conservative Care First and to recognize the benefits of this health service for all Pennsylvanians.”

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