Action Reports


H.R. 3654: The Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act of 2019

Chiropractic Patients: Help Increase Access to Chiropractic Care


Updated 2020 Blue Cross Fee Schedule, Effective Today!

MAC Members Can Access a List of Frequently Used Codes and Their Updated Fees on the MAC Website


Updated 2020 Blue Cross Fee Schedule, Effective Today!

MAC Members Can Access a List of Frequently Used Codes and Their Updated Fees on the MAC Website


Michigan House Passes Updated Version of HB 4449!

Important MAC-Developed Auto No-Fault Legislation Now Heads to Governor Whitmer


HB 4449 Passes Michigan Senate!

Important MAC-Developed Auto No-Fault Legislation Now Moves Back to the Michigan House for Concurrenc


Navigating Non-Competition Agreements Under Michigan Law

By: Patrick J. Meyn, MAC Special Projects Attorney


Important News on Upcoming MAC Elections!

Deadlines in the MAC Election for President and Vice President/Director of External Affairs Announced


HB 4449 Passes MI Senate Insurance & Banking Committee!

Important MAC-Developed Auto No-Fault Legislation Now Moves to the Full Senate for Consideration


New Research Shows Once Again That Access to Chiropractic = Fewer Opioids

MAC Members: Get Access to This Important Clinical Compass-Backed Study!


MAC Takes Fight for Medicare Parity to Our Nation’s Capital for DC2020!

H.R. 3654 the Focus of Profession’s First-Ever State-Focused Legislative Training Event! MAC Leaders Meet with Michigan Congressional Delegation to Discuss Important Medicare Legislation


State of Michigan Changes Rules Governing Michigan Chiropractors

If Your License Expires in 2021, You Are Bound by the New Rules! If Your License Expires in 2020, New Rules Begin with YOUR NEXT LICENSURE PERIOD!


MAC PR Team Educates MDHHS Town Hall Audience on Chiropractic as an Alternative to Opioids

Dr. Chris Dolecki: “Too Many Opioid Users Get on the Path to Addiction After Being Prescribed a Painkiller By Their Doctor, Often for a Condition That Does Not Warrant It…”


Can Doctors Respond to Bad Online Reviews?

By: Jeff Brown, Co-Founder and CEO, HIPAAMATE


Clinical Compass Releases New Recommendations for Non-Drug Treatment of Neck Pain

“Best Practice” Treatments Outlined Based on Best Available Scientific Evidence


Risk Management: Ending the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Can a Chiropractor Terminate Care for a Patient? Of Course, but Avoid the Pitfalls!


Beware of SPAM Emails!

If You Get a Suspicious-Looking Email from the MAC (or a Prominent MAC Member), Be Careful!


HB 4449 Passes Michigan House of Representatives, Moves to Michigan Senate for Consideration

Important Auto No-Fault Bill Has Been Referred to Senate Insurance and Banking Committee – Contact Your State Senator TODAY!


Second Phase of MAC-Priority Health Partnership Began January 1st!

E/M Codes to be “Carved Out” of Per Diem Payment


News from the MAC Veterans Task Force: The Optum Transition - Tentative Dates for Michigan

Lower Peninsula VAMCs to Begin Changeover on January 22nd; Iron Mountain VAMC February 19th


Latest Michigan VA Medical Center Opioid Prescribing Rates

Michigan Data Shows Dramatic Drop in Prescribing Rates from 2012-2019


HIPAA Privacy Rule and Records Requests

What You Need to Know About Enforcement Action Under the OCR’s “Right of Access Initiative” and How It Could Affect Your Practice


Government Relations – 2020 Election Preview

Major Elections Coming in August and November, and the Stakes Are Huge for Chiropractic!


HB 4449 Referred to Senate Insurance and Banking Committee

NOW is the Time to Contact Your State Senator!


News from the MAC Veterans Task Force

Tentative Transition Dates for Michigan VAMCs!


HB 4449 Passes Michigan House!

Important MAC-Developed Legislation Now Moves to the Michigan Senate for Consideration


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!


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


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


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


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


Are You Using the New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier?

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


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

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


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!


Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins October 15!

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


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


VA Community Care: Transition to Optum Health is Coming!

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


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


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…”


What's the Latest on CBD?

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


Radiation Safety for the Private Office

By: Randy Robinson, Radiology Imaging Solutions


MI Auto Insurance Promise March & Rally!

Mark Your Calendars for Wednesday, September 25th!


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

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


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


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!


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

Don’t Wait Until October – Start Preparing TODAY!


Massage Therapists! Important Dates to Remember!

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


Members on the Move

Dr. Sara Whedon Elected to MichiCare Board of Trustees