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ACA Responds to Report on Construction of Essential Benefits Mandated by Health Reform Law
Friday, 07 October 2011

         From an ACA News Release of October 7, 2011 – (Arlington, Va.) – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has reviewed the recommendations outlined by the Institute of Medicine  (IOM) recommending a methodology for constructing an essential health benefits package to be included in qualified health plans developed as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

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Press Highlights Study by Lincoln Chair
Friday, 16 September 2011
        An article describing the research work of John Mayer, D.C., Ph.D., Lincoln Chair at USF, was published September 24 on page B-1 of the St. Pete Times. In “Combating a ‘lingering pain of war,’” Times Staff Writer Letitia Stein looks at the huge toll of back pain in the military, where it is considered a “silent killer” and a “lingering pain of war.” She cites back pain as a top reason that soldiers leave service and the second leading neurological ailment in the U.S. after headaches. The focus of the article is a study currently being led by Dr. Mayer to look into the effectiveness of high-intensity exercise on a machine designed to strengthen the lumbar paraspinal muscles.

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Loan Repayment Bill to Include DCs Serving in Medically Underserved Areas; Your Action Needed
Friday, 09 September 2011

        (From the ACA “Week In Review” of August 25, 2011) As part of the Access to Frontline Health Care Act (H.R. 531), DCs who practice in underserved areas would be eligible for student loan repayment. Introduced by Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), H.R. 531 would create a new loan repayment program for frontline health care providers. Specifically, “frontline providers" would be defined as those who agree to practice in designated underserved areas for at least two years.

National Convention Reaches the Next Level
Friday, 02 September 2011


          The combination of soaring atria and inviting sunlight set the stage for the largest convention and expo in chiropractic worldwide when the FCA National Convention returned to the Peabody Orlando Hotel, August 25-28. It was the perfect combination of high energy, the latest in clinical class offerings and an eye-popping expo.

          Attendees raved about the newly expanded Peabody facilities, the new restaurant venues, the spa and the outstanding comfort of it all. It was a treat for the eyes, the mind and the soul of all who participated. A sold-out exhibit area welcomed a record 2,830 registered attendees. More than 80 classes provided clinical excellence from the brightest minds in chiropractic. The Number One comment: “What a wonderful atmosphere! This has far exceeded my expectations.”

          Watch your future member bulletins for more about award winners, class comments and other reports, as well as photo highlights. Click here to access notes from the classes you attended using the access codes provided in class. Mark your calendar now for August 23-26, 2012 when the FCA returns to the Peabody for another extravaganza.


Haldeman Receives Inaugural Lincoln Research Prize
Friday, 02 September 2011

Inaugural Lincoln Research Prize Winner Scott Haldeman, M.D., D.C., Ph.D. (center) with (from left) Ken Dougherty, D.C., President, Florida Chiropractic Foundation; John Mayer, D.C., Ph.D., Lincoln Chair at the University of South Florida College of Medicine; Mark Wieland, D.C., President, Florida Chiropractic Association; and Glen Bontrager, D.C., Chairman, Lincoln Chiropractic Education and Research Fund.


        On August 27, 2011 at the Florida Chiropractic Association National Convention in Orlando, Florida, Scott Haldeman, DC, MD, PhD was awarded the Inaugural Lincoln Research Prize for Chiropractic and Biomechanics. Among the outstanding nominees for the Prize, Dr. Haldeman was selected for demonstrating excellence in clinical research that most significantly contributed to the body of knowledge and also directly impacted patient care over the past three years.

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