VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Public health officials are urging nearly 300 people who visited a chiropractic office in southwestern Washington last week to quarantine immediately because they may have...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell physician says he will not force anyone to wear a mask at his clinic.
KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reported Sunday that Dr. Krafimir Hirstov is likening the...
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa (AP) — The operators of a Sioux Center chiropractic clinic have agreed to pay more than $30,000 to resolve allegations that they filed false Medicaid claims....
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island chiropractor has agreed to plead guilty to health care fraud and tax evasion charges, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A former chiropractor who evaded paying more than $500,000 in income taxes and didn't report a Russian bank account where he deposited more than $1.5 million is now headed to...
COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — For Mazsi, a 4½-year-old Mudi or Hungarian herding dog from Coventry, the road to Westminster Week 2019, which includes the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and agility and obedience competitions in New York City this weekend, began with a bit of pampering.
She recently had a massage and visited a veterinarian who specializes in chiropractic care.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's Medicaid program will start covering chiropractic exams under a new law.
The law will cost about $67,000 from Maine's general fund and $122,000 in federal funds.
Republican Gov. Paul LePage signed the bill into law on June 25.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A chiropractor involved in a medical fraud ring that bilked nearly $4 million overall from several insurers is now headed to prison.
John Langeraap received a three-year sentence Friday. The 39-year-old Sparta man had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit insurance fraud.
Langeraap was a front man for a chiropractic practice operated by Phillip Potacco, another chiropractor whose license had been revoked for misconduct in 2002.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska chiropractor is running for an open seat in the state Legislature.
Dr. Ben Hansen of Blair announced his candidacy Tuesday to represent Legislative District 16, which includes Burt, Cuming and Washington counties.
Hansen is looking to replace state Sen. Lydia Brasch of Bancroft, who is ineligible to run again this year because of term limits.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio residents with work-related back injuries in most cases must try remedies like rest, physical therapy and chiropractic care before turning to spinal fusion surgery and prescription painkillers under a groundbreaking new guideline that is partly meant to reduce the overprescribing of opioids but isn't sitting well with everyone.
PHOENIX (AP) — Chiropractors in Arizona plan to push during the next legislative session for the state's Medicaid program to cover their care — and they are citing the opioid crisis to bolster the request.
The Arizona Capitol Times reports that Arizona Association of Chiropractic is talking with stakeholders to decide whether to ask for a pilot program or full coverage for people covered under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a Manhattan couple apparently distraught over their finances jumped from the man's ninth-floor Madison Avenue office window and died.
Fifty-three-year-old chiropractor Glenn Scarpelli and his wife Patricia Colant, 50, were found Friday morning. Police say they each had suicide notes that referenced financial problems. Chief of detectives Robert Boyce said the source of their money problems wasn't clear, and police were looking into it.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis-area chiropractor is among hundreds of people charged nationwide in health care fraud and opioid scams.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday announced the indictments. The Office of the Indiana Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit was among the many agencies involved in the investigations around the country.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Assembly is poised to vote on allowing chiropractors to perform sports physicals.
The Republican-backed bill is up for a vote Wednesday. It faces opposition from Democrats, the Wisconsin Medical Society and other who fear that chiropractors lack the training and expertise of medical doctors.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Chiropractors could perform sports physicals under a Republican bill a legislative committee approved Tuesday despite Democrats' fears that chiropractors lack medical doctors' training and expertise.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City-area chiropractor has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle allegations that his offices submitted false claims to Medicare for treating certain patients.
Federal prosecutors in Kansas City, Kansas, on Monday announced the deal involving Brian Schnitta and his Natural Way Chiropractic Center clinic. Schnitta owns offices in Kansas' Overland Park and Lenexa, and in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An insurance company is suing a Providence chiropractic office, alleging its owner falsified medical records to boost insurance claims and paid kickbacks to personal injury lawyers who referred clients.
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — A Keokuk chiropractor who was acquitted of a criminal assault charge has lost his state license following allegations by seven women that he inappropriately touched them in his office.
Andrew Kearse was charged after allegations by a female patient that he'd touched her in a sexual manner during treatment. After that charge was filed at least six other women came forward, making similar allegations.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A Twin Falls chiropractor is charged with sexual exploitation after women said his massages became increasingly sexual.
The Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/29loYE5 ) that the 54-year-old chiropractor has been charged with four misdemeanor counts of sexual exploitation by a medical care provider.
According to court documents filed Wednesday, the chiropractor often gave massages to women that lasted much...