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Dynamic Chiropractic: Are DoD chiropractors getting shortchanged?

7/19/2012 (Archived)

According to Dynamic Chiropractic, "A minority of military treatment facilities currently staff a doctor of chiropractic, but the House Committee on Armed Services appears committed to ensuring DCs currently contracted within the Department of Defense health care system receive wage rates on par with other providers employed at such facilities."

The article also notes that "Despite these challenges, the flip side is that chiropractic is definitely on the federal radar. ... The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, the RAND Corporation and the Samueli Institute reaped the benefits of that award last year, receiving $7.4 million for a four-year, three-clinical-study investigation to be conducted at six military locations."

Read the full article here.

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