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White House Cites Need for Non-Drug Options to Stem Opioid Epidemic
Monday, 13 November 2017
In its recently published report, the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis addresses the need for reimbursement for non-opioid treatments, such as chiropractic care and acupuncture. 
Latest Gallup-Palmer Research Finds Americans Prefer Drug-Free Pain Management
Monday, 25 September 2017
A new Gallup report cites data collected from February through March 2017 as part of the Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic Annual Study of Americans revealed that 78% of Americans prefer to try other ways to address their physical pain before they take pain medication prescribed by a doctor. Read more to access the report.
37 State Attorneys General Urge Insurers to Promote Non-Drug Therapies
Monday, 25 September 2017

A bipartisan coalition of 37 state attorneys general have gone on record, urging health insurance companies  to review and revise coverage policies to encourage health care providers to prioritize non-drug treatment options before opioids for chronic, non-cancer pain. A September 18 letter  to Marilyn Tavenner, president and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), encouraged the health care industry to promote the use of non-drug therapies, including chiropractic care, physical therapy, acupuncture and massage, and reduce financial incentives that contribute to the opioid epidemic.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in the aftermath of the strongest hurricane in recent Florida history.  The FCA office is not functional as of Tuesday, September 12.  While our staff is safe, we are contending with outages in power, phone and internet not only at the office, but, in our homes as well. We look forward to communicating with you when we are able.  Since the FCA phone system is not operational at this time, please use fcachiro.org as your resource for updates. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers.  We are all in this together!

UPDATE 9/15/2017:  CE certificates for The National 2017 have been generated and will be mailed next week.  FCA Members can access their certificates now by logging in and clicking "CE Certificates" in the User Menu.

Make sure your business and home are prepared with these prevention and safety resources provided by The National Federation of Independent Business/Florida. The FCA is a proud member of NFIB.  Read on for valuable tips and links and after-storm services the FCA hopes to provide as soon as power and communication ability are available.

Would You Like to Assist Colleagues in Texas?
Friday, 01 September 2017
If you would like to assist colleagues in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey with donations of equipment or supplies, please contact the Texas Chiropractic Association.
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