Author: Lindsay Wagahoff, MA
2019 has marked the start of a new Congress, new Governor of Illinois, new Illinois Constitutional Officers, and a new Illinois General Assembly. This video highlights these changes.Read More
The ICS is pleased to report that the legislature voted to override Governor Rauner’s veto of the workers’ compensation legislation (SB 904) regarding medical payments and interest. We understand that many of our chiropractic physicians have waited for long overdue medicalpayments and never received the interest owed.Read More
Over the summer, Governor Rauner vetoed SB 904 (Hastings/Hoffman), which would have provided a way to enforce interest on late payments from insurance companies to medical providers under the workers’ compensation system.Read More
If you have ever seen the movie Jerry Maguire, you could probably recall the quote “Help me, help you!” In the scene, Jerry Maguire needs his client Rod Tidwell, to help him so that Jerry can further help Rod obtain an NFL contract for the upcoming season. Both sides must work together in order to win the big NFL contract.Read More
The opioid epidemic has been and continues to be a growing problem in Illinois and the nation. States across the country are attempting to find solutions to this epidemic. The most recent activities by the State of Illinois have included: release of the State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan and State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan Implementation Report; the work of the Illinois Opioid Response Advisory Council; creation of the Governor’s Opioid Task Force; and a standing order for naloxone (opioid antidote).
The Illinois Chiropractic Society has become very involved in the state’s efforts to fight the opioid epidemic. Below you will find details of the state’s efforts and ways in which the ICS has become involved by advocating the use of chiropractic as a drug-free approach to pain management and a prevention tool against opioid overuse and overdose.