MCA is offering 1 hour of professional ethics and boundaries continuing education Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the MCA 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Helena. The course will be presented by Dr. David Gray.
The Montana Department of Labor and Industry is working to make it easier to obtain posters mandated by laws for posting. For information and access to posters at no cost go to http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/posters.asp.
Montana Chiropractic Legal Panel The purpose of the Chiropractic Legal Panel is to: (1) Prevent, whenever possible, filed court actions against chiropractic physicians and their employees for professional liability in situations in which the facts do not permit at least a reasonable inference of malpractice; and (2) Make possible the fair and equitable disposition of such claims against chiropractic physicians as are or reasonably may be well founded.
Wondering how long you are requried to keep patient records? Montana law requires the following:
24.126.411 PATIENT RECORDS RETENTION (1) Chiropractors are required to retain adult patient records and x-rays for a minimum of five years and a minor patient's records and x-rays for a minimum of five years from their last treatment or at least one year past their 18th birthday. Medicaid requires that minor patient records be kept until the patient's 23rd birthday.
Dr. Michael Anderson 2013 Chiropractor of the Year Dr. Michael Anderson of Missoula was honored as the MCA 2013 Chiropractor of the Year. Dr. Anderson is a graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College and has been in practice for 23 years. He and his wife, Sandy, have three boys, Ryan, Matt and Kyle. Dr. Anderson has been in a multi-discipline practice in Missoula for 15 years and previously had a solo practice. He is a Bitterrot Bucs board member, youth group leader and baseball coach.
Dr. Arvin Wilson Inducted into Montana Chiropractic Hall of Fame Dr. Arvin Wilson was inducted into the MCA Hall of Fame on May 18, 2013 at the annual conference in Great Falls. Dr. Wilson practices in Whitefish and served as MCA legislative committee chair for 6 years, the MCA board of directors and was vice president of the Montana Chiropractic Association. He also served as vice president of the state board and is a past president of the state board.
Dr. Marcus Nynas Re-Elected MCA President 2013-2014
About us....The Montana Chiropractic Association, established in 1918, exists to promote the values of chiropractic care and to support its members. There are over 300 licensed chiropractors in the state of Montana, serving both urban and rural areas. Our membership includes doctors with varying philosophies, guaranteeing that every individual can access a provider who meets their needs.
MCA Mission Statement....The Montana Chiropractic Association is dedicated to promoting and advancing the quality of chiropractic care.
MCA Vision.....The Montana Chiropractic Association is committed to the health of the people of Montana through its dedication to the delivery of compassionate care, by fostering and maintaining the highest standards of professional competency, by protecting and supporting the public and governmental policies that ensure and expand the role of chiropractors as primary health care providers, and by improving the public awareness of chiropractic.
--Compassion --Patient service --Respect --Dignity and tolerance of all patients and fellow chiropractors --Empowering patients to attain their physical potential and lead more rewarding lives
Montana Chiropractic Association Sue A. Weingartner, Executive Director 36 S Last Chance Gulch, Suite A Helena, MT 59601 406.443.1160 phone 406.443.4614 fax firstname.lastname@example.org