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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Patient Referrals

It has come to the Board’s attention that there are companies attempting to provide chiropractors with “sales lead” information regarding new patients. This information is provided to the chiropractor for a fee. It is the Board’s opinion that this violates LSA R.S. 37: 1745 which prohibits chiropractors from paying for referrals. Any chiropractor using these

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Patient Solicitation

Effective May 20, 2009, the LA Board of Chiropractic Examiners published rules in the “Louisiana Register” as required by law relative to patient solicitation.  Particular attention should be paid to the following: §310. Accident and Disaster Solicitation A.  On the outside of each solicitation letter in 10-point bold type at the bottom left hand corner

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Impaired Physician Program

Effective July 20, 2006, the LA Board of Chiropractic Examiners began a new program for the rehabilitation of a chiropractor who is impaired by substance abuse or other mental or physical conditions. Physicians wishing to enroll themselves in this program may call the Board office for information. In addition, chiropractors may be recommended to the

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