Dr. Micheala Edwards, the President of the American Black Chiropractic Association, joined the ICS staff to discuss diversity in the chiropractic profession and our impact on communities of color in Illinois.
The 102nd General Assembly has officially begun. A new General Assembly meant two new legislative leaders, new legislation, and the introduction of the ICS’ bill to require Medicaid coverage for chiropractic physician services. Read the article to learn more!
Federal law gives authority to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to impose Civil Monetary Penalties to practices that hire an employee/contractor who has been excluded from Medicare (or other federal programs). If the employee/contractor is involved in any part of service to the Medicare (or other federal program) patient, it can create a penalty liability as much as $10,000 PER service rendered.
The 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act), signed into law in 2016, was designed to help bring health care innovations to patients to provide more patient control in a value-based health system.[i] Recognizing that patient access and ease of transfer of health records are key, the law includes two provisions that directly affect health care offices