Action Reports


The MAC and the DEA Want YOU to Promote Take-Back Day in YOUR Community!

MAC Members: Share the Take-Back Day Meme on Your Social Media Channels!


Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins October 15!

Tell Your Patients to Fully Research Any New Plan Prior to Enrolling!


Governor Whitmer Declares October as Spinal Health Care Month!

Spinal Health Care Month is an Annual Statewide Observance Stressing the Proper Function of the Nervous System and the Correct Alignment of the Spine


VA Community Care: Transition to Optum Health is Coming!

To Avoid Disruptions in Care, Join Optum’s Veterans Affairs Community Care Network ASAP


MAC’s Fall Convention: A Showcase for Chiropractic in Michigan!

Dr. Tabor Smith and Dr. Stephen Franson Highlight Opening Session at the Amazing Renaissance Center in Detroit


DoD Submits Final Report on Chiropractic Care to Congress

“Chiropractic Improves Key Fitness Characteristics Among Active-Duty Service Members with Lower Back Pain and Could Lead to Improved Military Readiness…”


What's the Latest on CBD?

Congress Pressing FDA to Provide Legal Clarity and Establish a Regulatory Pathway for Hemp-Derived CBD


Radiation Safety for the Private Office

By: Randy Robinson, Radiology Imaging Solutions


MI Auto Insurance Promise March & Rally!

Mark Your Calendars for Wednesday, September 25th!


“Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month” is Here! Are You Ready?

This Year’s Theme – Chiropractic: Your First Choice for DRUG-FREE PAIN MANAGEMENT


The DEA Pain Pill Database: How Does Your County Compare?

Data Shows Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Got the Most Pills; Most Heavily Saturated? Ogemaw County, Followed by Roscommon, Crawford, and Iosco Counties


September & October: A Public Relations Bonanza for Chiropractic!

National Chiropractic Health Month, Bone and Joint Decade National Action Week, World Spine Day and Other Promotions Among PR Initiatives You Can Use to Promote Chiropractic and Your Office!


MAC Celebrates October as Spinal Health Care Month! Are You Ready?

Don’t Wait Until October – Start Preparing TODAY!


Massage Therapists! Important Dates to Remember!

Also, Important Info on License Renewal, Continuing Education, and More!


Members on the Move

Dr. Sara Whedon Elected to MichiCare Board of Trustees


Notice of MAC Annual Meeting of the Membership!

Friday, September 20, 2019, at the Fall Convention at the Renaissance Center in Detroit!


Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act Introduced in U.S. House!

Stay Tuned for How YOU Can Get Involved!


Mark Your Calendars: Chiropractic Community Day at the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum!

Come Check Out the Chiropractic Exhibit in the Museum’s “Insides Out” Gallery on Saturday, August 10th


HB 4449 Passes House Insurance Committee!

THANK YOU for Your Efforts! This Important MAC-Developed Legislation Now Moves to the House Ways and Means Committee for Consideration


An Update from the MAC Veterans Task Force

Veterans Choice Program Officially Ended – and New Veterans Community Care Program Began – June 6


What’s the Latest on CBD?

FDA Stance Remains Unchanged – For Now


F4CP Applauds World Health Organization Recommending Spinal Manipulation Over Drugs or Surgery for Low Back Pain

WHO: Manage Low Back Pain With Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions While Avoiding Opioids, Spinal Injections, and Surgery


HB 4449 Passes House Insurance Committee!

THANK YOU for Your Efforts! This Important MAC-Developed Legislation Now Moves to the House Ways and Means Committee for Consideration


This is a Critical Time for Our Bill, HB 4449!

The Insurance Industry is Out in Full Force Against Us, So We Need a Strong Grassroots Effort to Ensure This MAC-Developed Pro-Chiropractic Legislation Passes the Michigan House!


Navigating the Chaos: The New No-Fault Legislation (c)

CPAN's Legal Team Analysis of Public Acts 21 and 22


Governor Whitmer Signs Historic Dismantling of Michigan’s Model Auto No-Fault Statute Into Law

MAC Legal Team and Our Partners at CPAN Continue to Carefully Review and Analyze the New Law; Stay Tuned for News on Legal, Legislative, Administrative, Media, and Grassroots Advocacy Strategies Movin


MAC Veterans Task Force: An Update

Still Have Outstanding Health Net Claims? Veterans Choice Program Officially Ends – and New Veterans Community Care Program Begins – June 6th


Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect Can Now Use Online System

More Info About the Michigan Online Reporting System and Who is a Mandated Reporter Can Be Found at


Research: Chiropractic Tied to Major Reduction in Opioid Prescriptions

Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review Shows Patients That Visited a Chiropractor 49% Less Likely to Receive an Opioid Prescription


FAQ: What’s the Difference Between a “Psychiatric Service Dog” and an “Emotional Support” Animal?

Service Dogs Allowed in Public Places Under ADA; Emotional Support Animals Are Not


Auto No-Fault Talking Points Now Available!



Were You In Kalamazoo for the MAC Spring Convention?

Spring Convention Award Winners


Study Ranks Michigan’s Healthiest Counties – From Ottawa to Wayne

How Healthy is Your County? See the Rankings at


An Update on “Locum Tenens” Physicians

Fee-for-Time Compensation & Reciprocal Billing Arrangements (formerly locum tenens)


A Closer Look at… the Americans with Disabilities Act

Must a Chiropractor’s Office Provide a Sign Language Interpreter for Deaf Patients? Short Answer: Yes


Radically Dangerous No-Fault “Reform” Bill Passes Michigan Senate!

MAC and Our No-Fault Partner CPAN Closely Monitoring the Bill as It Moves Through the Legislative Process – Contact Your State Representative TODAY!


State of Michigan Issues “Joint Guidance” on CBD

Many Questions Remain Unanswered


Nonopioid Directive Form Allows Patients to Notify Health Professionals They Don’t Want Opioids

Let Your Patients Know About This Important Tool to Fight the Opioid Epidemic


MAC Sneaker Drive: A Win-Win for You and Your Patients!

Raise Your Practice’s Perception in the Public Eye While Patients Give to a Worthy Cause – Fighting World Poverty


Dedicated Doctors Establish Action Plan for 2019-2020

Eighth MAC Strategic Planning Session a Massive Success!


A Closer Look At Michigan’s New Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law

Increase to Minimum Wage Take Effect Friday


MAC Veterans Task Force Update!

All Initial Claims for Health Net Authorized Services MUST Be Filed By March 26, 2019!


AmeriProtect Introduces New Individual Health Insurance Option

MAC Members Who Don’t Qualify for Group Health Option Can Now Obtain Individual Health Insurance Through AmeriProtect Program


Two Recent Court Cases Could Have Enormous Ramifications on Health Care

Ohio Judge Allows Opioid Case to Move Forward, Texas Judge Strikes Down ACA As Unconstitutional


Current Review of… The Blue Cross Profiling System

Be Sure to Keep Up to Date on this Blue Cross Program!


MAC Board Supports HR 7157!

"Chiropractic Patients' Freedom of Choice Act of 2018"