The Chiropractic Summit was created in September 2007 in recognition of the profession’s desire for unity. The first Summit meeting, held in Washington, D.C., was comprised of 13 organizations. The Summit has some 40 members representing leadership from education, research, regulatory bodies, political action, practice management, chiropractic media and national associations.
This year the Chiropractic Summit included members from the organizations below:
The group met in Orlando during The National by FCA Conference to discuss the important topics facing the chiropractic profession.
Some of the topics included:
- Medicare Legislation Updates
- Portability of Licenses
- CBD and Stem Cell injections
- Public Safety and Public Trust
- F4CP’s partnership with the NBCE to secure 2020 Summer Olympic commercials
While we may agree to disagree around many aspects of our personal/professional philosophy and chosen treatment methods…
we MUST find some common ground that we can all agree on
as Chiropractors and Healthcare professionals.
Even if it’s just a few simple concepts that we can all agree on, such as:
- Posture and alignment
- Natural solutions and therapeutic options
- Removing outside interference (toxins, biomechanical issues, etc) allowing the body to heal and thrive
- ALL forms of manual therapy (Chiropractic means done by hands)
- Look at the body as a whole…and all decisions that affect it: sleeping, eating, exercise, thoughts, etc.
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It is the goal of the Chiropractic Summit to work on the following critical issues:
- National Health Care Reform/Medicare Reform & DoD/VA/PHSC
- Doctor Practice Satisfaction & Self Esteem
- Profession wide collaboration, grassroots mobilization and self-regulation.
- Public Relations – telling the chiropractic story and promoting the brand (competition and cultural authority)
- Another major focus of the Summit has been to improve practitioner documentation quality and compliance particularly within the Medicare system. The Summit Documentation Committee serves as a resource for the profession in providing accurate and timely information by publishing periodic topic-specific articles on proper documentation.
One voice. One message. Securing a better future.
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