Action Reports

11/01/2019

It’s That Time of Year: Does Your License Expire in 2019? Check TODAY!

It is Your Responsibility to Know the Laws, Rules, and Regulations Surrounding the Practice of Your Profession!

11/01/2019

Study: Patients Who See Chiropractor First for Low Back Pain Were Much Less Likely to be Prescribed Opioids

Patients Who First Saw a PCP for Low Back Pain Were 79 Percent More Likely to Use Prescription Opioids Than Those Who First Saw a DC

11/01/2019

Lawsuit to Declare Key Elements of New Auto Insurance Law Unconstitutional Filed in Ingham County Circuit Court

Lawsuit Calls Out Law’s Anti-Patient, Anti-Business Provisions, Including Provider Fee Schedule

11/01/2019

REMINDER: VA Community Care – The Transition to Optum Health is Coming Soon!

To Avoid Disruptions in Care, Join Optum’s Veterans Affairs Community Care Network ASAP

11/01/2019

Medicare News: New CMS Final Rule Affecting Enrollment in Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP Effective November 4th

Rule Will Implement Provision Requiring Providers to Disclose Affiliations That Pose an Undue Risk of Fraud, Waste, or Abuse

11/01/2019

Are You Using the New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier?

Using the MBI When Billing Medicare Mandatory Beginning January 1, 2020 – Are YOU Ready?

11/01/2019

Is Dry Needling in Michigan’s Chiropractic Scope of Practice?

Michigan Law Prohibits Chiropractors from Performing Any Procedure That Punctures the Skin

10/17/2019

The MAC and the DEA Want YOU to Promote Take-Back Day in YOUR Community!

MAC Members: Share the Take-Back Day Meme on Your Social Media Channels!

10/09/2019

Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins October 15!

Tell Your Patients to Fully Research Any New Plan Prior to Enrolling!

10/01/2019

Governor Whitmer Declares October as Spinal Health Care Month!

Spinal Health Care Month is an Annual Statewide Observance Stressing the Proper Function of the Nervous System and the Correct Alignment of the Spine

10/01/2019

VA Community Care: Transition to Optum Health is Coming!

To Avoid Disruptions in Care, Join Optum’s Veterans Affairs Community Care Network ASAP

10/01/2019

MAC’s Fall Convention: A Showcase for Chiropractic in Michigan!

Dr. Tabor Smith and Dr. Stephen Franson Highlight Opening Session at the Amazing Renaissance Center in Detroit

10/01/2019

DoD Submits Final Report on Chiropractic Care to Congress

“Chiropractic Improves Key Fitness Characteristics Among Active-Duty Service Members with Lower Back Pain and Could Lead to Improved Military Readiness…”

10/01/2019

What's the Latest on CBD?

Congress Pressing FDA to Provide Legal Clarity and Establish a Regulatory Pathway for Hemp-Derived CBD

10/01/2019

Radiation Safety for the Private Office

By: Randy Robinson, Radiology Imaging Solutions

09/10/2019

MI Auto Insurance Promise March & Rally!

Mark Your Calendars for Wednesday, September 25th!

09/03/2019

“Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month” is Here! Are You Ready?

This Year’s Theme – Chiropractic: Your First Choice for DRUG-FREE PAIN MANAGEMENT

09/03/2019

The DEA Pain Pill Database: How Does Your County Compare?

Data Shows Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Got the Most Pills; Most Heavily Saturated? Ogemaw County, Followed by Roscommon, Crawford, and Iosco Counties

09/03/2019

September & October: A Public Relations Bonanza for Chiropractic!

National Chiropractic Health Month, Bone and Joint Decade National Action Week, World Spine Day and Other Promotions Among PR Initiatives You Can Use to Promote Chiropractic and Your Office!

09/03/2019

MAC Celebrates October as Spinal Health Care Month! Are You Ready?

Don’t Wait Until October – Start Preparing TODAY!

09/03/2019

Massage Therapists! Important Dates to Remember!

Also, Important Info on License Renewal, Continuing Education, and More!

09/03/2019

Members on the Move

Dr. Sara Whedon Elected to MichiCare Board of Trustees

07/22/2019

Notice of MAC Annual Meeting of the Membership!

Friday, September 20, 2019, at the Fall Convention at the Renaissance Center in Detroit!

07/17/2019

Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act Introduced in U.S. House!

Stay Tuned for How YOU Can Get Involved!

07/09/2019

Mark Your Calendars: Chiropractic Community Day at the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum!

Come Check Out the Chiropractic Exhibit in the Museum’s “Insides Out” Gallery on Saturday, August 10th

07/09/2019

HB 4449 Passes House Insurance Committee!

THANK YOU for Your Efforts! This Important MAC-Developed Legislation Now Moves to the House Ways and Means Committee for Consideration

07/09/2019

An Update from the MAC Veterans Task Force

Veterans Choice Program Officially Ended – and New Veterans Community Care Program Began – June 6

07/09/2019

What’s the Latest on CBD?

FDA Stance Remains Unchanged – For Now

07/09/2019

F4CP Applauds World Health Organization Recommending Spinal Manipulation Over Drugs or Surgery for Low Back Pain

WHO: Manage Low Back Pain With Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions While Avoiding Opioids, Spinal Injections, and Surgery

06/20/2019

HB 4449 Passes House Insurance Committee!

THANK YOU for Your Efforts! This Important MAC-Developed Legislation Now Moves to the House Ways and Means Committee for Consideration

06/17/2019

This is a Critical Time for Our Bill, HB 4449!

The Insurance Industry is Out in Full Force Against Us, So We Need a Strong Grassroots Effort to Ensure This MAC-Developed Pro-Chiropractic Legislation Passes the Michigan House!

06/06/2019

Navigating the Chaos: The New No-Fault Legislation (c)

CPAN's Legal Team Analysis of Public Acts 21 and 22

06/04/2019

Governor Whitmer Signs Historic Dismantling of Michigan’s Model Auto No-Fault Statute Into Law

MAC Legal Team and Our Partners at CPAN Continue to Carefully Review and Analyze the New Law; Stay Tuned for News on Legal, Legislative, Administrative, Media, and Grassroots Advocacy Strategies Movin

06/03/2019

MAC Veterans Task Force: An Update

Still Have Outstanding Health Net Claims? Veterans Choice Program Officially Ends – and New Veterans Community Care Program Begins – June 6th

06/03/2019

Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect Can Now Use Online System

More Info About the Michigan Online Reporting System and Who is a Mandated Reporter Can Be Found at www.michigan.gov/mandatedreporter

06/03/2019

Research: Chiropractic Tied to Major Reduction in Opioid Prescriptions

Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review Shows Patients That Visited a Chiropractor 49% Less Likely to Receive an Opioid Prescription

06/03/2019

FAQ: What’s the Difference Between a “Psychiatric Service Dog” and an “Emotional Support” Animal?

Service Dogs Allowed in Public Places Under ADA; Emotional Support Animals Are Not

05/15/2019

Auto No-Fault Talking Points Now Available!

CALL YOUR LAWMAKERS TODAY!

05/15/2019

Were You In Kalamazoo for the MAC Spring Convention?

Spring Convention Award Winners

05/15/2019

Study Ranks Michigan’s Healthiest Counties – From Ottawa to Wayne

How Healthy is Your County? See the Rankings at www.countyhealthranking.org

05/15/2019

An Update on “Locum Tenens” Physicians

Fee-for-Time Compensation & Reciprocal Billing Arrangements (formerly locum tenens)

05/15/2019

A Closer Look at… the Americans with Disabilities Act

Must a Chiropractor’s Office Provide a Sign Language Interpreter for Deaf Patients? Short Answer: Yes

05/08/2019

Radically Dangerous No-Fault “Reform” Bill Passes Michigan Senate!

MAC and Our No-Fault Partner CPAN Closely Monitoring the Bill as It Moves Through the Legislative Process – Contact Your State Representative TODAY!

04/09/2019

State of Michigan Issues “Joint Guidance” on CBD

Many Questions Remain Unanswered

04/09/2019

Nonopioid Directive Form Allows Patients to Notify Health Professionals They Don’t Want Opioids

Let Your Patients Know About This Important Tool to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

04/09/2019

MAC Sneaker Drive: A Win-Win for You and Your Patients!

Raise Your Practice’s Perception in the Public Eye While Patients Give to a Worthy Cause – Fighting World Poverty

04/09/2019

Dedicated Doctors Establish Action Plan for 2019-2020

Eighth MAC Strategic Planning Session a Massive Success!

03/27/2019

A Closer Look At Michigan’s New Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law

Increase to Minimum Wage Take Effect Friday

03/11/2019

MAC Veterans Task Force Update!

All Initial Claims for Health Net Authorized Services MUST Be Filed By March 26, 2019!

03/05/2019

AmeriProtect Introduces New Individual Health Insurance Option

MAC Members Who Don’t Qualify for Group Health Option Can Now Obtain Individual Health Insurance Through AmeriProtect Program

02/19/2019

Two Recent Court Cases Could Have Enormous Ramifications on Health Care

Ohio Judge Allows Opioid Case to Move Forward, Texas Judge Strikes Down ACA As Unconstitutional

02/19/2019

Current Review of… The Blue Cross Profiling System

Be Sure to Keep Up to Date on this Blue Cross Program!

12/11/2018

MAC Board Supports HR 7157!

"Chiropractic Patients' Freedom of Choice Act of 2018"