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Update on Statewide Mask Mandate

The Governor of the State of Louisiana has issued a statewide mask mandate which includes chiropractic offices. All employees, patients and physicians should be wearing a mask that adequately protects themselves and others. Please follow the CDC guidelines posted on their website in cases of exposure.

The LA Department of Health issued “Healthcare Facility Notice/Order Number 2020-COVID 19- All-007”

The LA Department of Health issued “Healthcare Facility Notice/Order Number 2020-COVID 19- All-007”. In part, it states that all healthcare providers postpone all in-person healthcare services that can safely be postponed for 30 days. You are to use your best clinical judgment to make this determination. You shall consider the entire clinical picture when determining …

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COVID-19 Response: Updated 03/18/2020

To clarify our 03/16/2020 communication below, the Board is not mandating closures. In answer to the many questions about “telepractice” or “telemedicine”, the following apply: You may use electronic means to recommend, change, or address activities which do not require “direct patient contact” such as at home exercise, general hygiene, at home palliative care, nutrition, …

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COVID-19 Response: 03/16/2020

OF INTEREST……. In response to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) concerns, the LA Board is not directing any office closures at this time. Use your own discretion. You should follow all CDC (Centers for Disease Control), Federal, State, Regional and Local guidelines and advisories. “Telepractice”, such as recommending exercise, general hygiene, at-home palliative care or nutrition …

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LA Board of Chiropractic Examiners Meeting: 04/11/2019

The LA Board of Chiropractic Examiners, from its meeting of 04/11/2019, expressly retracts any prior statements or positions made relative to CBD oil that would conflict with the LA Board of Pharmacy’s “Revised Guidance Document re Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil”.  Contained below are excerpts from the LA Board of Pharmacy’s “Revised Guidance Document issued 02/19/2019 re …

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Record Keeping

A patient’s chart is used to document the condition and care of the patient.  A provider is responsible for contemporaneously documenting the patient’s condition and care and is responsible for maintaining this record for a period of six years from the date the patient is last treated.  X-ray films should be maintained for a minimum …

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Address Change Requirements

The Board will be actively enforcing the “address change requirements” as contained in LA statutes and regulations. A complaint will be initiated on any licensee who does not file an address change with the Board office.

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