chiropractors News

WCRI Medical Index Reasserts that Medical Prices Lower in Fee Schedule States

The second Workers’ Compensation Research Institute study released this month concludes that medical treatment for injured workers costs more and prices are growing faster in states that don’t have fee schedules. WCRI reported Thursday that in 30 states without fee …

Los Angeles DA Charges 15 Chiropractors in Alleged Fraud Scheme

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against 15 chiropractors in a $6 million insurance fraud and illegal kickback scheme involving automobile collision medical claims. The felony complaint in case BA477147 lists a total of 18 felony …

Oklahoma Supreme Court Nullifies Part of Workers’ Comp Law

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has struck down part of a new worker’s compensation law that prevents chiropractors and certain other medical professionals from serving as independent medical examiners in workers compensation cases. The state’s highest court invalidated the provision in …

11 Charged in New Jersey Insurance Fraud Scheme

New Jersey law enforcement officials have charged 11 people in what prosecutors say was a scheme to recruit accident victims as patients for chiropractors who then falsely billed insurance companies. Among those arrested are three chiropractors: 51-year-old Scott Greenberg of …

$1.1 Million Judgment in Massachusetts Chiropractor Fraud Case

The Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Mass., has entered civil judgments against two brothers, former chiropractors, Alan and Marc Cohen, ordering them to pay $1,155,129 in damages to Encompass Insurance. Encompass is one of four insurers that filed a lawsuit …