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Chiropractic Scope Modernization Reintroduced in 2023!

The NYSCA is pleased to announce that our Scope Modernization bill has been reintroduced in the 2023 legislative session. A4150 with Assemblyman Danny O’Donnell as our Assembly sponsor once again and S6047 with our new sponsor, Senator Andrew Gounardes from Brooklyn, New York.

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Chiropractic Future Strategic Plan - Oct 2022 Project Updates

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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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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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Chiropractical: Scary True-Life Tales From the Claims Vault

Episode 15 in the Podcast Series Drops Oct. 14

CLIVE, Iowa — (Oct. 13, 2021) — Scary stories are perfect for Halloween, but not so much for DCs (or their malpractice providers). Case in point:

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Chiropractical: The Importance of Patient History

Episode 14 in the Podcast Series Drops Sept. 9

CLIVE, Iowa — (Sept. 8, 2021) — Are you getting all the information you need when treating your patients? Many times, doctors don't. Whether a new patient, a new-to-you patient, or even existing patients, you gather important information through the exam and history and review any relevant documentation, right?

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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 Future of Chiropractic Strategic Plan Phase II Report Now Available!

The Congress of Chiropractic State Associations (ChiroCongress) is pleased to deliver the plan developed in Stage II of their Future of Chiropractic Strategic Planning Project.  This report represents the purpose, process, participants, and outcomes of Phase Two of the  Project.

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Future of Chiropractic Strategic Visioning and Planning Project » Discussion Board

The Congress of Chiropractic State Associations (ChiroCongress) is seeking to develop a strategic plan for the future of the Chiropractic profession through a robust stakeholder engagement process. The resulting vision and strategic plan will become a public resource that will guide the profession and its stakeholders for the next five years.

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ChiroCongress Launches Future of Chiropractic Strategic Plan Project

During the 2019 ChiroCongress 50th Anniversary Convention in San Diego, The Future of Chiropractic Forum was held and stakeholders from across the profession, along with ChiroCongress members, participated in a dialogue about what the next 50 years will hold for the Chiropractic profession.

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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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NYSCA Question of the week: Treating patients who have attended protests

A NYSCA member asks: A patient just called to make an appointment; however, they attended a protest a few days ago. Can I see them if they have not demonstrated Covid-19 symptoms?

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Chiropractic Open For Business - Phase 3 & Massage Therapists

There is a lot of good news happening as New York moves forward. 

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NYSCA Announces Removal of Practice Restrictions

The NYSCA is pleased to share the good news. Updated guidance has been released that chiropractic offices can resume providing the full breadth of chiropractic services. The prior restriction to “emergency chiropractic services” is no longer in place. This was accomplished with the update of the definition of Essential Business being changed to ''chiropractic services". All chiropractic services are now considered essential throughout the entire state of New York.

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Update on NY Forward Phase 2 and Chiropractic Practices

The NYSCA was under the impression that offices for doctors of chiropractic would be included in Phase 2 as part of Professional Services.  However, in the Phase 2 guidance issued by Empire State Development, the listing for Professional Services has been removed.

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There are important developments in the COVID-19 crisis here in NY. Empire State Development has updated the guidance on the definition of Essential Services. It has now been formalized and includes language which notes 'emergency chiropractic services' are essential. This would indicate that face to face chiropractic services that are non-emergency would not be considered essential.

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Update regarding "Emergency Chiropractic Services"

We continue to address the developing needs of chiropractic patients during the covid-19 crisis. We have been able to achieve a measure of clarity regarding NY's updated definition of essential services, including "Emergency Chiropractic Services". 

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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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Your Membership Dollars At Work

As a member of the New York State Chiropractic Association, you are granted complimentary membership with the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) through enrollment in F4CP Group Membership. 

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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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