Action Reports

05/09/2023

New Michigan Law Regarding Prior Authorization Takes Effect June 1st

Process Designed to Be Quicker, More Effective, and Transparent

04/14/2023

Proper Use of the BCBSM Advance Notice of Member Responsibility Form

Also: Use of the ANMR Form and Massage Therapy Benefits

04/14/2023

New Michigan Board of Chiropractic Administrative Rules Now In Effect!

Be Aware of the New Rules Governing Continuing Education, Licensure Renewal and Re-Licensure, and Continuing Education Waivers

03/28/2023

A Letter from MAC President Dr. Robert Markle

Check Out Dr. Markle's Thoughts on the 10th MAC Strategic Planning Session

03/28/2023

Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Chiropractic Coverage in Medicare Re-Introduced in U.S. Senate and House of Representatives

S. 799 / H.R. 1610 Would Allow Chiropractors to Practice to Their State’s Full Scope of Practice, Enabling Medicare Patients to Access Additional Medically Necessary Covered Services

01/27/2023

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

MAC Leaders Meet with Michigan Congressional Delegation to Discuss Upcoming Medicare Legislation

01/05/2023

MAC Executive Committee – Working for YOU and YOUR Patients

During Vote at Today’s MAC Board Meeting, Dr. Steven Simmons and Dr. M. Douglas Lynes Joined Dr. Markle, Dr. Murkowski, and Dr. Olszewski on MAC Executive Committee

01/05/2023

Governor Whitmer Makes Several Appointments to the Michigan Board of Chiropractic

Dr. Doug Lynes, Dr. Rick Levine, and MAC Member Benefit Attorney Leslie Kohn Among Those Appointed to Michigan’s Chiropractic Licensing Board

01/05/2023

Michigan’s 102nd Legislature – First Under Total Democratic Control in Nearly Four Decades – Has Begun

New Opportunities Ahead as Democratic House and Senate Leadership, Committee Chairs Set Agenda for Next Two Years in Lansing

12/13/2022

MAC Annual Report Now Available!

Dr. Lisa Olszewski on Her Final Year as MAC President

12/13/2022

Top 10 Things You Should Know About SecureCare

Check Your Dashboard, Find Your Clinical Profile, and View Your Rolling 12-Month Data

12/13/2022

MAC Election Results!

Dr. Robert Markle Elected MAC President, Dr. Ken Murkowski, II, Elected Vice President/Director of External Affairs

11/02/2022

A Closer Look at… Chiropractors Certifying Disability

Disability Parking Credentials, FMLA, Temporary Work Notes, Social Security… When Can a DC Certify Disability?

10/03/2022

MAC Membership to Elect President and Vice President This November!

Dr. Robert Markle of Bay City Running Unopposed for MAC President; Three Competing for Position of Vice President / Director of External Affairs

10/03/2022

Failure to Update Your Information with Medicare Could Cost You Money!

Avoid Disruption of Medicare Claims Payments – Physicians Required to Report Any Change of Ownership, Adverse Legal Action, or Change in Practice Location Within 30 Days

08/23/2022

License Expire in 2022? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Got Questions About MiPLUS, Implicit Bias Training, or Human Trafficking? Check Out the MAC Video Explainer!

08/16/2022

Fall Convention eBrochure!

Click the Graphic Below for the Fall 2022 Convention eBrochure!

07/15/2022

Section 2706(a): A Unique Opportunity to Ensure Patient Access to Chiropractic

A Major Tool Against Provider Discrimination on the Horizon!

07/11/2022

Important Info on August 10th MAC Implicit Bias Training!

Register for the Zoom and Take the Pre-Training Assessment ASAP!

07/07/2022

August Primary Report – Congress

Is Your Member of Congress Supporting Chiropractic?

06/24/2022

MAC Implicit Bias Training Live Webinars

Mark Your Calendars! Implicit Bias Training Info for DCs, Chiropractic Students, and MTs

06/20/2022

Updated 2022 Blue Cross Fee Schedule, Effective Friday, July 1!

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

06/20/2022

REMINDER: Additional Medicare Cut Coming Soon!

Without Congressional Action, a 1 Percent Cut to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is Scheduled for July 1st

06/01/2022

Workers Compensation Research Institute: Chiropractic = Lower Costs + Shorter Temporary Disability Times

Michigan: Only 2.1 Percent of LBP Workers’ Comp Claims Received Chiropractic Care in the First 18 Months of Treatment After the Injury

06/01/2022

Blue Cross Chiropractors! Watch for the SecureCare Welcome Packet, Coming Soon!

SecureCare to Manage Chiropractic Services for Blue Cross Commercial and Medicare Plus Blue Members

06/01/2022

New Auto Insurance Premiums Research: Discriminatory Pricing Resulting in Consumers Paying More for Less Coverage

As Michiganders Struggle with Inflation, National Independent Researcher Warns That New Auto Insurance Rate Increases Are Coming

06/01/2022

Can a Chiropractic Practice Charge Patients a Surcharge on Credit Card Payments?

It’s Legal, But Do the Benefits Outweigh the Potential Disadvantages?

06/01/2022

CMS Beneficiary Handbook: ACA Action Gets Results!

Controversial Chiropractic Language Will Be Removed for 2023 Edition, a Win for Fairness and Parity in Medicare