The Montana Chiropractic Association
Dedicated to promoting and advancing the quality of chiropractic care.
New Tool Available
Here is a link to the CMS tool to look up your individual NPI number to determine if you are required to participate in MIPS for 2017. If you are exempt you may still report performance to learn what may be required of you in the future. When you follow the link, be sure to use your personal and not your practice NPI number. https://qpp.cms.gov/learn/
Chiropractic Care for Older Adults
Did you know that on average, 15% of your chiropractic clients are 65 and older? Like other age groups, older adults use chiropractic services most often for musculoskeletal complaints. As people live longer, healthier lives, increasing emphasis is being placed on their ability to function independent from family and other caregivers. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) states that a key way to ensure “healthy aging” is to increase or maintain functional ability. You can help your older adult clientele with this fundamental need. A new study “Best Practices for Chiropractic Care for Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Consensus Update” was published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics May of 2017. You may view the document, and its findings here: