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CalChiro leadership is acutely aware of what Governor Newsom’s first-in-the-nation measures concerning mandated COVID-19 vaccinations or regular testing for those unable or unwilling to take the covid vaccine. Our leadership is currently researching what this means for your practice and will keep you informed as we gain more insight on the current situation.

CalChiro is committed to delivering real time relevant information to ensure you have the ability to make informed choices concerning your practice.

Your local health department is also available to answer any questions you may have regarding this situation. We encourage you to continue to practice within the guidelines set forth by your local governance. We look forward to sharing updates as soon as we have them.

In Health,
Andrew O. Williams DC
CalChiro President
IMPORTANT PLEASE READ

CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners -
License CE Extension

March 2020 – September 2021 licensees can postpone their 24 hours of continuing education credit. Continuing education hours must be completed prior to January 26, 2022.

View the waiver HERE.
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November 12-14, 2021
Fall 2021 Conference
Meritage Resort and Spa - Napa Valley

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1. Sign in to your CE21 account HERE.
(If you still need assistance, call 916.648.2727.)

2. Go the registration page HERE.

3. Pick your registration type: IN-PERSON, LIVESTREAM or ON DEMAND and add it to your cart. (If you plan to attend in-person, you might want to add lunches too.)

4. Go to your cart and complete the four-step checkout.
California Implements First-in-the-Nation Measures to Encourage State Employees and Health Care Workers to Get Vaccinated


Source: Gavin Newsom - Governor of California

SACRAMENTO – Today, the State of California is taking decisive action to combat the spread of COVID-19, protect vulnerable communities and ensure that the state can safely remain open – implementing a first-in-the-nation standard to require all state workers and workers in health care and high-risk congregate settings to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week, and encourage all local government and other employers to adopt a similar protocol.

Click HERE to continue reading the press release. 

Welcome our Newest Member to the CalChiro Team: Shasta Carey!



As our new Continuing Education Coordinator, Shasta Carey will be assuming CalChiro’s roles in the Continuing Education Department to assist in providing quality programs for the chiropractic profession in California.

For the last several years, Shasta has worked in the banking industry and prior to that was a med-tech. She also has years of management experience. Her variety of experience will be valuable to the many hats she will wear while doing association work!

Shasta is really looking forward to joining CalChiro, working with so many great volunteers and can see herself at CalChiro for the long haul! Shasta, Daniel, their son and dog currently reside in Rocklin, but she grew up in Amador County. On the weekends you can find Shasta camping and barbecuing with her family or out at the lake!

For those of you wondering, Shasta Carey and Kayleigh Carey are not related .... as far as they know!

Welcome, Shasta, we are so pleased to have you join the CalChiro team!

Shasta Carey's contact information: scarey@calchiro.org or 916-648-2727.

Chiropractic Economics Annual 
Chiropractic Fees & Reimbursement Survey

The Chiropractic Economics Annual Fees and Reimbursement Survey provides chiropractors across the U.S. with valuable industry insights, including where practices stand in relation to national fees and reimbursements. Take a few minutes to do your part for the industry and you'll be entered to win a 43-inch HD Smart LED TV for your waiting room or office. The results of the survey (which are anonymous; only aggregate data is shared) will be published in issue #16 of Chiropractic EconomicsTake the survey now!
HR 2654 Webinar Recording

On Tuesday CalChiro and the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) hosted a webinar on Medicare Patient Access to Chiropractic: HR 2654. If you are interested in viewing the recording of the webinar to learn more and help advocate to pass HR 2654, please contact Kayleigh Carey for the link.
Weideman Group Weekly

Source: Weideman Group

Newsom’s Billions

In a campaign style tour around the state, Governor Newsom has been highlighting a series of budget investments he inked in the last few weeks. Among the expenditures are a $12 billion package for homelessness and a $6 billion broadband investment focused on bringing internet to underserved and rural communities. These measures are part of the Governor’s California Comeback Plan, a proposal to invest $100 billion in California as the state emerges from COVID-19 and the recession.

Click HERE to continue reading. 

[ICYMI] The Hypotonic Child is Now On Demand

What: The Hypotonic Child - Discussion on Benign Congenital Hypotonia (BCH)
Speakers: Drs. Hayley and Brianna Maginness

Description: In this presentation, we will discuss the importance of the early diagnosis of Benign Congenital Hypotonia (BCH) and the long term clinical implications of the delayed diagnosis of this condition. We will detail the medical approach, as well as, the essential role of chiropractic in the management of BCH and the ‘red flags’ for practitioners to look out for. Also we will review the examination and treatment (including video demonstrations), scheduling and prognosis using our very own patients.

This talk is not designed to make you an expert in Hypotonia but the focus is to increase your knowledge about the condition, learn how to diagnose it early and learn how to correctly manage or co-manage this condition. 


Member Price: $10

CE Details: Approved for 2 general Distance Learning CE hours by the CA Board of Chiropractic Examiners: CA-A-21-07-06121.

 
Watch On Demand
Are You Ready to Crush It with CalChiro in Napa?

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the California Chiropractic Association (CalChiro) In-Person Fall 2021 Conference - Napa Valley! The event will be held Friday, November 12 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, CA, and online through livestream and on-demand platforms.

Earn all of your mandated CE - 2 hours ethics & law plus 4 hours of other mandated options along with your general CE needed. Taking the in-person and on-demand class options will earn you 24 hours of CE! Continuing education classes will be Saturday from 8:00am - 5:30pm and Sunday 8:00am - 3:30pm. The official schedule is still being developed and will be forthcoming.

Since this year's event will be a hybrid, you have the 3 options to experience the conference:
  1. In-Person* at the beautiful Meritage Resort & Spa in Napa Valley, CA, and earn your in-person CE!**
  2. Livestream two tracks of classes from the comfort of your home for distance learning CE.**
  3. On-Demand Programming allows you to register now, but watch the event at your convenience for distance learning CE (after the event ends).
Are you ready to CRUSH IT WITH CALCHIRO this year? If the answer is YES! Then Register NOW and SAVE with Early Bird Pricing!
 
DC Member Early Bird: $299
1st YR DC Member Early Bird: $115
Student Member Early Bird: $92
CA Member Early Bird: $155

*In-Person Registrants: Don't forget to add on lunch while registering for a convenient and delicious option during the conference!

**In-person and livestream registrations will also have access to the on-demand recordings for even more CE!
Register Here
Book Your Room for CalChiro's Fall 2021 Conference!

CalChiro has reserved a special group room rate at The Meritage Resort and Spa of $229/night (excluding taxes & fees). This is over a $600 savings - rooms this weekend are booking at $800+/night!

Click this link or the button below: California Chiropractic Association Booking Link 2021. Guests preferring to book over the phone may call 707-251-1900 and ask for “Central Reservations”.

The room block closes by October 12, 2021 or when its sold out, whichever comes first. Book early to secure your room!
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Applications Close This Saturday for the
CalChiro House of Delegates & District Board Members!

The California Chiropractic Association (CalChiro) is calling for volunteers for District Board Members and Delegates to the CalChiro House of Delegates (HOD). As a member of CalChiro, your voice is important and getting involved with your local district or the HOD is a great way to make sure it is heard. If you are a member in good standing and are looking for a way to get more involved, now is the time! Apply for as many positions as you are interested in! You can simultaneously hold a district BOD position and delegate position to the HOD. The application deadline is Saturday, July 31, 2021. For information on HOD, read the welcome message from the HOD Chair.
Apply to Volunteer Here
Nominate Your Peers for CalChiro's 2021 Awards

Every year the California Chiropractic Association (CalChiro) seeks to honor individuals, districts and student chapters who have shown exceptional leadership in the organization, chiropractic profession and the community. This is your opportunity to nominate a peer and encourage a peer to apply for such recognition, or to apply yourself based on your individual accomplishments. The CalChiro 2021 Award winners will be recognized at CalChiro’s Fall 2021 Conference – Napa Valley. Deadline for all nominations is Monday, August 2, 2021.

Click HERE to view the awards and submit nominations
Are You Listed in CalChiro's Find a Chiropractor Directory?

One of your many valuable member benefits is to be listed in CalChiro's Find A Chiropractor Directory. We recently updated this feature and need your help activating your directory listing through your CE21 membership account. Follow the steps below to activate your lising or call CalChiro HQ at 916.648.2727 for assistance. 


Step #1 - Login to your CE21 account and click on Edit Profile Tab as shown below. 


Step #2 - Scroll down to Address Information. Here is where you can *update your business address. Then click on the box next to Show in Directory. 



*Step #3 - If you update your address, please enter your address with suite or unit number on Address Line. DO NOT enter your suite or unit number in the Address Line 2 - this will cause your listing to not show up on the "Find a Chiropractor" directory.  Be sure to click on Save Changes in the bottom right corner.

Member Benefit Spotlight: IHA Health

Health Insurance for Chiropractors, Staff & Family

If you are self-employed or an independent contractor, you now have exclusive access to IHA Health powered by Conquer. IHA Health offers a variety of specifically designed Comprehensive ACA Compliant Major Medical plans. If you are in good or reasonably good health, IHA Health is the place for you. Click here to learn more about the 2021 Chiropractor Medical Insurance Program.



CalChiro Member Dr. Deborah Beach has already signed up for the IHA Health member benefit and had this to say:

I am SO excited!! I have been searching for an affordable health insurance for the last 3 years with no success!!

This member benefit is awesome! There are two insurance company choices. Each choice has multiple options. The prices are good. The process was very easy. The application is simple. I should be able to start at the beginning of next month! I am thrilled and very grateful for all your work helping us get this benefit.

Grateful,
Deborah Beach, DC

 

WHAT DOES IHA HEALTH OFFER…

  • 12 Comprehensive Plans to Choose From
  • ACA Compliant
  • Affordable Pricing
  • No Age Banded Rates
  • Copays for Primary, Specialist and Urgent Care
  • National PPO Network
  • No Plan Lifetime Limits
  • $0 Copay Telemedicine
  • Rates are based on the completion of a Personal Health Questionnaire
  • Available Underwriting Tiers:
    • Preferred
    • Preferred Plus
    • Standard
    • Standard Plus
    • Decline to Quote

IHA HEALTH IS NOT…

  • A Minimal Essential Coverage Plan – MEC
  • A Non-Compliant Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • The ACA Marketplace
  • Faith Based Shared Plan
  • IHA Health Plans are not available in the state of Washington
APPLY FOR IHA HEALTH TODAY

Questions about IHA Health contact Mark Ritchie at (614) 214-8334 or mark.ritchieohio@gmail.com

F4CP Resources
MONDAY MARKETING MEMO

Tackle the final week of the July Marketing Roadmap - an easy-to-use marketing guide with action steps and turnkey Foundation resources that you can implement on a local level, to support this month's theme of sports and injury prevention.

Aligning with this month's theme and the Olympics, we encourage you to listen to the Roadmap podcast below. Click the 'play video' clip below to listen and make sure you click 'watch' when visiting this page.

Get the best results with the July Roadmap by reviewing it with your entire team. Assign a specific practice team member to be accountable for acting on each weekly step. 

Click here to download the July Roadmap.
How to fix tech neck in patients, from head to toe
ChiroEconomics, July 28, 2021

Incorporate body stabilization and foot alignment into treatment when determining how to fix tech neck for patients.
Chiropractic Economics Buyers Guide: natural or herbal immunity boosters, pain relieving plants
ChiroEconomics, July 27, 2021

Pain relieving plants and immunity boosters can lower inflammation, having an impact on both warding off diseases and decreasing pain.
Keeping professional players field-ready with pro sports rehab while lifting the profession.
As Holdout Missouri Joins Nation in Monitoring Opioid Prescriptions, Experts Worry
KHN, July 26, 2021
Kathi Arbini said she felt elated when Missouri finally caught up to the other 49 states and approved a statewide prescription drug monitoring program this June in an attempt to curb opioid addiction.
Some State Officials Say Landmark Opioid Settlement Doesn't Do Enough To Help
NPR, July 24, 2021
A $26-billion settlement has been reached for companies involved in the prescription opioid epidemic. But what happens next?
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