Industry News for Foot Levelers
Roanoke, Virginia 24012-5725
(Roanoke, VA) – In its continuing support of chiropractic, Foot Levelers has provided over $28,000 in contributions to the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund (NCLAF) to help with important lawsuits in 2002. The key court battles waged by the NCLAF include actions against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly HCFA), and Trigon Blue Cross/Blue Shield. The first suit seeks to protect the chiropractic profession's right to detect and correct subluxations and maintain the exclusivity that chiropractors enjoy over other health care professionals. The second lawsuit against Trigon Blue Cross/Blue Shield seeks to end reimbursement discrimination, whereby insurance companies limit reimbursement or pay chiropractors less for identical services offered by other providers.
"Our chiropractic pioneers had the vision to dedicate their lives to serving humanity regardless of the consequences, even if it meant serving time in jail," observed Monte Greenawalt, DC, founder of Foot Levelers, Inc. "These legal battles are this generation's challenge. How we respond will affect our future and the future of chiropractic for decades to come."
Contributions to the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund can be sent to:
National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund,
P.O. Box 75359,
Baltimore, MD 21275-5359.