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TBCE Proposes Amendment to Change of Address Notifications
Written by Editor   
Monday, September 10, 2018 11:23 AM

The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Board) proposes amendments to 22 TAC §75.1 (Notification and Change of Address) to clarify contact information a licensee provides to the Board, and to make the deadlines for submitting changes to that contact information uniform. 

If adopted as proposed, the new rule would read:

§75.1.Notification of Change of Address, Electronic Mail Address, and Telephone Number.

(a) A licensee shall maintain a current physical home and business address with the Board. Additional mailing addresses may be providedA licensee shall notify the Board in writing of a change within 30 days. The notification shall clearly identify the licensee, the address to be changed, the license number.

(b) A licensee shall maintain a current telephone number with the Board. A licensee shall notify the Board in writing of a change within 30 days. The notification must identify the licensee and include the license number.

(c) A licensee shall maintain a current electronic mail address with the Board. A licensee shall notify the Board in writing of change of electronic mail address within 30 days. The notification must identify the licensee and include the license number.

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TCA Unveils New Mission, Vision and Values Statement
Written by Editor   
Friday, September 07, 2018 02:42 PM

The TCA Board of Directors voted at last month’s 2018 Summer Leadership Conference in San Antonio to update its mission, vision and values statements. TCA’s leadership strongly believes they better reflect what TCA is about as well as the association’s current direction and we hope you agree.

Mission Statement

The Texas Chiropractic Association supports, protects and advances doctors of chiropractic in the state of Texas. We serve the chiropractic profession with a never-ending spirit of dedication and commitment by expanding public access to chiropractic care.

Vision Statement

To be the premier organization in the state of Texas for the protection and advancement of the chiropractic profession.

Values

C    Commitment   Of service to doctors of chiropractic.
H   Health                Promote healthy living in Texas.   
   Integrity             Committed service to all chiropractors equally.
R    Respect             To one another without prejudice.
O   Optimism           We will maintain a positive and optimistic attitude with every obstacle we encounter.

Thank you for being a TCA member and supporting our efforts to advance chiropractic in Texas! 

 
Disaster & Document Preparedness
Written by Editor   
Monday, September 03, 2018 07:50 PM

It is time once again to consider preparing for potential disaster. During a natural disaster we do everything we can to mitigate loss. We might board our homes and businesses, lay sandbag barriers, or saturate our properties with water when threatened by fires. But, do we consider what to do about our sensitive documentation in times of distress?

When putting together a disaster preparedness plan, many overlook document safety, leaving us vulnerable to possible privacy breaches caused by floods, wildfires, tornadoes, earthquakes, or other disasters.

Disaster plans should not only include a disaster kit and an evacuation plan, but they should also incorporate a process for dealing with personal information. The following are tips for businesses and individuals on how to properly prepare:

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Medicare Slow to Boot Physicians with State Sanctions
Written by Editor   
Monday, September 03, 2018 07:27 PM

Medical Physicians who land in hot water with state regulators have a helping hand when it comes to keeping their practices running:  The federal government.

At least 216 remained on Medicare payment rolls in 2015 despite surrendering a license, having one revoked, or being excluded from state-paid healthcare rolls in the previous five years this report found.  In all, they were paid $25.8 million by taxpayers in 2015 alone.

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Get Your Practice Ready for 2019
Written by Editor   
Monday, September 03, 2018 07:16 PM

Is your practice ready for 2019? Here are some tips to help make the upcoming year successful.

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