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Laying the Groundwork for Chiropractic Health Care Month (October 2009)

Laying the Groundwork for Chiropractic Health Care Month (October 2009)

In the center of your August 2009 Journal is a copy of a proclamation signed by Governor Quinn, declaring October 2009 Chiropractic Health Care Month in Illinois. The ICS and the state of Illinois are uniting with other states around the country, along with the American Chiropractic Association to raise awareness about chiropractic care. We hope you will join us, as we move towards October, to promote the efforts of chiropractic physicians as you seek to improve the health and quality of life of your patients.

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Most Ambitious Chiropractic Legislative Agenda In Years Passes Both Chambers!

Most Ambitious Chiropractic Legislative Agenda In Years Passes Both Chambers!

The ICS is proud to have initiated an ambitious and aggressive legislative agenda on behalf of the chiropractic profession. Perhaps the most important and ambitious ICS initiative this year, Senate Bill 318 (Silverstein/Saviano), amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to codify the authority of physicians to delegate duties to licensed and unlicensed staff. The ICS is proud to report that this legislation has now been passed by both houses and is now headed to Governor Quinn’s desk for final approval.

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2005 Legislation

2005 Legislation

Six thousand two hundred and nine (6,209). That is the number of bills introduced by your Representatives and Senators in Illinois in 2005. Of those bills, 95 affected chiropractic in one way or another. These bills attempted to affect many issues from Physical Therapy changes to ultrasound limitations, from medical malpractice reform to workers compensation revisions.

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