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Arizona Chiropractic Society -
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January, 2015
Issue No. 1501
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ACS LOBBYIST CONTINUES FIERCE PACE AT LEGISLATURE 

 

The ACS lobbyist, Debra Brimhall Pearson, is continuing a fierce pace at the Legislature which will convene the second Monday in January. She is pressing hard to pass two bills. The first would lower copays for chiropractic care from specialist to PCP levels. The second would move our insurance equality law outside of the jurisdiction of the Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) so that anyone could take enforcement action when there is a violation. This bill would also modify the insurance equality law so that chiropractors could no longer be singled out for utilization review.

 

ASHN now performs utilization review on every chiropractic claim while at the same time treatment of spinal conditions by MDs and PTs escapes such scrutiny. If our bill passes, the same level of scrutiny would have to be applied to MDs, DOs and DCs. There is no way insurers are going to apply ASHN level scrutiny to MD and DO claims and so there would be a rollback of ASHN reviews. 

 

The bill would also require that fee schedules be applied equally to MDs, DOs and DCs for the same services. Right now, DCs are paid far less than MDs and DOs for the same services. This would end with passage of our bill.

 

Insurers today are not paying for all medically necessary chiropractic care. ASHN aims at an average of 6.5 visits per patient while most national guidelines state the average should be over 20. Our law currently bans this practice, but ADOI refuses to enforce it. Moving our law away from ADOI would allow enforce of this key provision.

 

As we stated last month, we must wage all-out war against ASHN. Ever since ASHN came to Arizona in January, 2011, Arizona chiropractic practices have been decimated. ASHN has literally eliminated insurance coverage for chiropractic. With BCBS and CIGNA, the maximum payable is $44 and the copay is $40 so ASHN pays only $4. The paperwork required to get paid the $4 is so onerous that most doctors don't bother to complete it and accept the copay as payment in full. This cannot be allowed to stand.

 

To succeed this year, you must get involved. You must personally meet with your senator and two representatives to explain how bad things are and how hopeless it is to depend on ADOI for solutions. Start now by researching to determine who you are represented by. If you will do this then our chances of success will dramatically increase. By mid-January, you will be able to find your legislators by going to www.azleg.gov and clicking on the button "How do I find my legislator."

 

We have a full set of documentation to share with legislators. Go to the home page of ACS at www.AZChiropractors.org and look under Breaking News. Scroll down to 11/19/13. Click on packages one and two. Print out the materials and become familiar with them. Then give a copy to your legislators at the time of your meeting.

 

A key difference this year is our lobbyist. Debra Brimhall Pearson is working harder than any lobbyist we have had for the past five years. This will also make a huge difference. Ms. Pearson is also highly effective since she served as a state representative from 1997 to 2003 and a number of the people she served with are still in office today along with the staff she worked with at that time.

 

Do you want $44 visits with $40 copays for the rest of your career? Then do something about it. Meet with your legislators and express your disgust. Explain that it is not really insurance at all when the insurer only pays $4 out of a $44 visit. It is insurance fraud and consumer fraud. Bring along EOBs show the $4 payment per visit. We have found that legislators are shocked to see this in print. Get to work and support our lobbying effort and together we will achieve victory.

 

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HOW YOU CAN QUALIFY AS AN EXPERT WITNESS IN CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS

 

Chiropractors often treat automobile accident victims. These cases sometimes go to trial and the doctor is called to testify regarding the injuries and treatment. Ordinarily, the doctor will limit testimony to the medical necessity of the care that was rendered, and the reasonableness of the fees charged. Most chiropractors will not venture into the world of biomechanics, falsely believing that a chiropractor is not an expert in this area. Nothing could be further from the truth.


 

First, let's define an expert witness. An expert witness "is a witness who has knowledge beyond that of the ordinary lay person enabling him/her to give testimony regarding an issue that requires expertise to understand. Experts are allowed to give opinion testimony which a non- expert witness may be prohibited from testifying to. In court, the party offering the expert must lay a foundation for the expert's testimony. Laying the foundation involves testifying about the expert's credentials and experience that qualifies him/her as an expert." (http://definitions.uslegal.com/e/expert-witness/)


 

Experts are also defined as any individual "who possesses specialized knowledge through skill, education, training, or experience beyond that of the ordinary person or juror, and whose knowledge will aid the trier of fact (jury, judge, arbitrator) in reaching a proper decision."

 

So is a chiropractor an expert in biomechanics? Where do we look to begin to establish this fact? First, look to the doctor's education. Every chiropractor has completed courses in Chiropractic College in the biomechanics of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, along with the extremity joints. The Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) which mandates curricula for the chiropractic colleges requires education in biomechanics. Therefore, chiropractors are fully educated in biomechanics.

 

This satisfies the test of having knowledge "beyond that of an ordinary lay person enabling him/her to give testimony regarding an issue that requires expertise to understand." Therefore, all chiropractors are experts in biomechanics.


 

When you think about it, it is really quite obvious. When a chiropractor examines the spine, the exam looks for biomechanical abnormalities involving individual vertebrae. The vertebrae may be out of position, not moving normally, fixated, etc. The chiropractor's job is to apply treatment, primarily adjustments, to correct these biomechanical abnormalities. You could even call a chiropractor a "clinical biomechanist."


 

Who better to understand the biomechanics of whiplash injuries? As each mechanism of injury has been discovered, chiropractors are in a unique position to understand how these injurious movements in the spine could cause significant problems. Chiropractors also are in a unique position to know clinically how to design biomechanical treatments (adjustments) to correct these problems.


 

Insurance companies today frequently retain biomechanical experts to testify that there was not enough force to cause injury. Part of their analysis involves calculating the amount for force involved in the accident. However, most of their analysis is a biomechanical analysis that any expert in biomechanics such as you can critique. Now that you know you as a chiropractor are an expert in biomechanics, it is time for your to start reviewing and critiquing the biomechanical analyses of the insurance experts. You will find them woefully deficient in many cases and can be of great help to your patient's case with your expertise.


 

As part of a packet available on request to ACS members, we have included samples of the curriculum from the National University of Health Sciences and the requirements from CCE that mention biomechanics courses. Never again let anyone tell you that you are not an expert in biomechanics. The fact is that every chiropractor is an expert in clinical biomechanics and you should stand up and say so.


 

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THE TIME TO JOIN ACS IS NOW!


 

I you are not already a member, the time to join ACS is now! The profession is facing unprecedented challenges, and action by a strong association is the only solution. A powerful legislative agenda and lawsuits against BCBS and ASHN plus others are absolutely necessary. ACS also offers the most comprehensive set of member benefits of any association in the country. In addition, as a member, you have full access to Dr. Immerman to have all of your questions answered. ACS is nearly a full-fledged practice management association when you add together the member benefits and the consulting from Dr. Immerman yet the cost is only $100 per month. ACS is your information center, the place to go to find solutions to your practice problems. You can join online at www.AZChiropractors.org. ACS has been serving Arizona chiropractors since 1991. Make the smart choice and join today! We are now offering one free answer to any question you might have. Give us a try and see how valuable it is to be a member. 

 

 

ACS FIND A DOCTOR SEARCH ENGINE IS WORKING!

 

The ACS Find A Doctor Search Engine is working to bring new patients to the offices of ACS members. If you are not yet listed, go to the button for Edit My Membership Profile right now and make sure all of the information is complete. Then send an email to ACS and we will update the system on our end. Then prepare for an influx of new patients. It's as simple as that!

 


2015 MODIFIER CHANGES FOR MEDICARE

 

Medicare announced new rules that mandate using a series of 4 "x*" modifiers beginning January 5, 2015. Questions about the new CMS/Medicare -59 modifier changes? View a 15 minute video that explains how this impacts the chiropractic profession herehttp://youtu.be/dl6kMTgeeDY

 

 

 

 

 

THE COMPLETE ACS ARIZONA PERSONAL INJURY PACKAGE

  

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 LINKS TO LIEN LAWS, EXPLANATIONS AND RESOURCES

Arizona Revised Statutes 33-931. Lien of health care provider on damages recovered by injured person receiving services; hospital priority

 

Arizona Revised Statutes 33-932. Perfecting lien; statement of claim; recording; effect

 

Arizona Revised Statutes 33-933. Recording and indexing lien claim

 

Arizona Revised Statutes 33-934. Release of claim by injured person ineffective as to lienholder; action to enforce lien

 

Arizona Revised Statutes 33-935. Workers' compensation cases exempted

 

Arizona Revised Statutes 33-936. Release of hospital lien; liability

 

 PERSONAL INJURY PRACTICE TOOLS AND DOCUMENTS

32 - PI Attorney's Explanation of Healthcare Provider Liens: Detailed explanation of the law.

 

32.1 -- County Liens Valid If Filed Within 30 Days Of Any Date Of Service Related To Accident Including The Last Date: Some attorneys are claiming liens are only valid if filed within 30 days of the first date of service. This is false. A lien is valid if filed within 30 days of any date of service related to the accident including the last date of service.

 

33- Sample form for Notice and Claim of Medical Lien: Fill in the blanks with your office information.

 

34- Sample form for Release of Medical Lien: Fill in the blanks with your office information.

 

36 -- Forms: Attorney Lien Form: For use with PI attorneys. Click here and here to read articles about how to use this lien form and the services of an attorney to force a lawyer to comply with the lien.

 

Source:     http://www.azchiropractors.org/pages/membership-and-member-benefits.php
 

ADDITIONAL LIEN FORMS THAT SHOULD BE FILED IN EVERY CASE - THIRD PARTY, MEDPAY AND UM/UIM CLAIMS

The following Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) liens provide protections above and beyond County Health Care Liens and should be filed in every case with all insurance companies and the attorney. They do not need to be recorded. Read the explanatory article below to understand why these liens are so powerful and valuable.

 

 37-- Assignment of Health Care Insurance Receivables for Adult Patient: UCC Lien

 

 38-- Assignment of Health Care Insurance Receivables for Minor Patient: UCC Lien

 

39-- Comprehensive Explanatory Article: "Lien Statute Helps Providers to Collect." 

 

Source:     http://www.azchiropractors.org/pages/membership-and-member-benefits.php
 

 TOOLS TO DEAL WITH PI ATTORNEYS

30- Ethics Opinion 98-06 which requires PI lawyers to pay your bill if they know it exists (constructive knowledge) even if there is no written agreement.

 

30.1 -- PI -- Letter To Get Attorney To Release Settlement Monies He Has In Hand.pdf: This is the letter to use when you have billed medpay or a PI case has settled and the attorney has the money in hand but refuses to disburse the funds and pay your bills.

 

31- Balance Billing in PI Cases:  Why balance billing to a third party insurer is almost always allowed in PI cases including citations to legal authorities.

 

31.1 -- LaBombard Case:  Sample letter to send to an attorney who cites this case as a basis for demanding that you pay 1/3rd of your medical bill for legal fees. The Illinois Supreme Court just ruled in favor of providers and against attorneys in a case which you should print and send in as support of your LaBombard letter. Click here for a copy: No common fund fee recovery for health care liens -- Illinois State Bar Association.

 

Source:     

 

HOW TO QUALIFY AS A COURTROOM EXPERT IN CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS

ACS has developed a Position Paper documenting how your chiropractic education has provided you the foundation to be a courtroom expert in clinical biomechanics todayClick here to read the Position Paper. Click here and hereto read the key supporting documents. Now, get ready to testify!

 

HOW TO USE CHIROPRACTIC GUIDELINES TO DEFEND THE CHIROPRACTIC CARE YOU HAVE GIVEN

9.1-- How To Use Chiropractic Guidelines To Defend The Chiropractic Care You Have Given: These guidelines include the Croft Guidelines for PI cases


 

REBUTTAL REPORTS TO MD AND DC IME DOCTORS AND BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERS IN LOW SPEED IMPACT CASES

1. Exemplar Rebuttal Reports to MD IME Orthopedic Surgeons in Personal Injury Cases 

2. Exemplar Rebuttal Reports to Chiropractic IME Defense Doctors in Personal Injury Cases 

4. Dr. Immerman Offers Expert Witness Services:  has qualified 70 times in Arizona courts in chiropractic, clinical biomechanics and accident reconstruction. Currently Postgraduate Faculty Instructor at Parker College of Chiropractic in Clinical Biomechanics of Whiplash Injury.

 

Source:       http://www.azchiropractors.org/pages/medicolegal-biodynamic-research-corporation-low-speed-impact-   rebuttal.php 

 

 

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Breaking News & Updates

MUST READ KEY BREAKING NEWS STORIES

 

UPDATED JANUARY 3, 2015 

 

 

BREAKING NEWS 12/06/14: ACS releases all new December 2014 ACS eNewsletter with key stories about ACS to wage all-out legislative war against ASHN, status of pending lawsuits, PI case killers, ACS Find-A-Doc Search engine is working, new financial opportunity for chiropractors, and much more. Click here to read the entire newsletter.

 

BREAKING NEWS 11/3/14: ACS releases all new November, 2014 eNewsletter with key stories about ACS lobbyist storming the Arizona Legislature, one doctor's consequences for routinely waiving copays and deductibles, status of pending lawsuits, can Delta V predict injury likelihood or severity, Board action alert, and key breaking news stories. Click here to read the entire all new newsletter.

 

BREAKING NEWS 10/02/14: ACS releases all new October, 2014 eNewsletter with key stories about ACS's successful mission to reform the Chiropractic Board over the past ten years, status of pending  lawsuits, upcoming seminar Personal Injury Case Management, the time to join ACS is now, and details about the ACS Functional Medicine, Natural Hygiene and Fasting Center online. Click here to read the entire newsletter.

 

BREAKING NEWS 09/04/14: ACS releases all new September 2014 eNewsletter with key stories about the anatomy of the chiropractic insurance equality law and the benefits that will come from having it enforced, the real relief that will come from pending lawsuits against insurance companies, a great new upcoming seminar in personal injury case management, the best solution to your cash practice, and much more. Click here to read the entire newsletter.

 

BREAKING NEWS 08/05/14: ACS releases all new August 2014 ACS eNewsletter with key stories about how legislation and litigation will be the key to progress, ACS preparations for the 2015 Legislation Session, news about pending lawsuits, consequences of failure to properly fill out CA paperwork, and management of whiplash disorders. Click here to read the entire newsletter.

 

BREAKING NEWS 07/03/14:  ACS releases all new July 2014 eNewsletter with key stories You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers, Obamacare Section 2706 requires insurers to pay DCs no less than they pay MDs and PTs, ACS continues preparations for 2015 legislative session, real relief will come from pending lawsuits, and much more. Click here
 to read the entire newsletter.
 
BREAKING NEWS 06/04/14:  ACS releases all new June 2014 ACS eNewsletter with key stories about Sen. Nancy Barto being named Legislator of the Year, plans for legislation unveiled, more information about pending lawsuits, LaBombard demands, toxemia, and more. Click here to read the entire newsletter.

 

BREAKING NEWS 05/16/14: Dr. Dan Murphy reviews new clinical guideline "Management of Whiplash Disorders." Click here to read his review and learn how to buy a copy of the guideline.

 

BREAKING NEWS 05/06/14: ACS releases all new  May 2014 eNewsletter with breaking news stories about failure of all chiropractic bills to pass this legislative session, plans to file lawsuits against BCBS and ASHN, action steps needed to combat $12 fee for depositions, the cause of colds, flu and infectious diseases, and much more. 

Click here to read the entire newsletter.

 

BREAKING NEWS 04/05/14: ACS releases all new April 2014 ACS eNewsletter with breaking news stories about lawsuits which will bring needed relief to profession, status report from Arizona Legislature, news that AAC AHCCCS bill was killed in the State Senate, everything you could ever need to know about liens, great article about fasting, loads of breaking news, member benefits, corporate members, and much more.  Click here to read

the entire newsletter in PDF format.
 

MOST READ:  ACS releases 2014 Legislative Information Proposal and Documentation Part One and Two. We request that all legislators read this vital document in anticipation of meeting with our lobbyists, doctors and patients. Click here to see Dr. Immerman's testimony on insurance equality testimony from early in 2013 beginning at the one hour, ten minute mark. 


 

MOST READ: National Health Reform Provider Non-Discrimination Provision's Impact on Health Insurance and ERISA Plans -- Click here to read comprehensive 13 page analysis. Governor chooses State Employee Benefit - United Healthcare EPO as Arizona's Essential Health Benefits benchmark package for state exchange. Chiropractic coverage includes 20 spinal manipulation and 60 rehabilitation services per year. This is the minimum plan almost all employers must offer beginning 01/01/14. Click here to read the Benefit Plan Booklet from the Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) website.


 

MOST READ: AAC secretly petitions Arizona Legislature to grant chiropractors prescription drug rights, immediately rejected. Read their petition by clicking here. Read ACS analysis and position by clicking here.


 

MOST READ: Court of Appeals rules chiropractors can be paid $12 for depositions as fact, not expert, witnesses. Click here to read full Court decision, click here to read Amicus brief filed with Court by ACS, and click here to read full ACS report including guidelines to know when expert questions are being asked and you can demand to be paid expert, not fact, fees in a deposition. ACS and others are asking Court to reconsider its decision. NEW: Click here to read ACS Amicus motion for reconsideration 09/04/13 and click here to read Court's denial of motion dated 09/13/13.


 

MOST READ:  How to Use the Health Care Appeals, Grievance and Timely Payment Laws to Get Paid. ACS has made key Member Benefit documents public so entire profession can use powerful key tools to get paid. Click here for complete information. Much more information like this available to members. Join today online!


 

MOST READ: ACS releases Low Speed Impact Defense Package including a letter to send to a claims adjuster who has raised low speed impact arguments, telling you to limit treatment because property damage was minor. The package is posted on the Member Benefits page, #35.1 to 35.6.


 

MOST READ: ACS publishes Complete Directory to Personal Injury Resources, superior to many hours of seminars and hundreds of dollars of expense. Based on Dr. Immerman's 73 trials and 50 depositions in the past 15 years with overall 700 case reviews. 

 

KEY DOCUMENTS FOR YOUR PRACTICE:  11.3 - Letter to fight refund demands. If you receive a refund demand, contact ACS. 34.1 -- Who Can an ARS 33-931 Lien Be Enforced Against, by PI attorney Steve Pincus.  Also: New PI/health insurance lien forms for health insurers that refuse to honor assignments of benefits. New liens grant more rights than county liens plus work in UM/UIM cases. Also, all newASH Claims Denial Center with key analysis at 11.5.

 

Read all BREAKING NEWstories at www.AZChiropractors.org where they are constantly updated. Check back frequently for updates.

 


Special Treasures Member Benefits

GROUP MEDICAL INSURANCE, LIFE, DENTAL AND VISION PROGRAMS FOR MEMBERS

            ACS is affiliated with an organization that offers health insurance for businesses with one or more employee. This insurance is guaranteed issue with no medical questions asked. PPO, HMO and HAS plans available.

 

INSURANCE CLAIMS AND DENIALS SOLUTIONS

            ACS offers all of the documents you need to appeal insurance claims denials including health insurance, ASH and workers' compensation. Also: Sample financial hardship agreements, eleven sample template letters to appeal claims denials, how to use chiropractic guidelines to defend the care you have given.

 

ERISA AND SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLAN TOOLS TO GET CLAIMS PAID

            ACS documents thoroughly explain ERISA in terms easy to understand, and tell you exactly how to appeal a denied claim using ERISA rules.

 

MD-DC PRACTICE AND REFERRALS

            This section provides the referral to the best book and website ever created to teach you how to get referrals from MDs and DOs.

 

RECORD KEEPING AND DOCUMENTATION COMPLIANCE GUIDANCE 

            ACS provides extensive information about how to be compliant with the Arizona Chiropractic Board with your record keeping and documentation. Also supplied are many of the forms you will need for record keeping. Learn what is needed to get a claim approved by BCBS and ASH. Also: Dr. Gregg Friedman's webinar on record keeping, Informed Consent Form, Examination Form for Multiple Body Regions, Comprehensive HIPAA Compliance Forms, Outcome Assessment Tools for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

            This section includes the Medical Records Protocol which you are required to have on file according the laws and rules of the Arizona Chiropractic Board. It also includes a limited power of attorney to use when insurers refuse to honor assignments of benefits.

 

PERSONAL INJURY TOOLS

            This section addresses balance billing and LaBombard issues in auto accident cases, how to get an attorney to pay your bills, attorneys' obligations when there is a lien, PI office forms, and the UCC lien which you should use in every PI case.  Also: Medical PI Lien and Lien Acceptance Policy form for patients, Letter to Get Attorney to Release Settlement Monies He Has in Hand, and Who Can a County Health Care Lien Be Enforced Against.

 

HOW TO QUALIFY AS A COURTROOM EXPERT IN CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS 

            This section teaches you how to become a courtroom expert in the Clinical Biomechanics of Whiplash Injuries.

 

HIPAA COMPLIANCE

            All of the materials you need to comply with the September 23, 2013 deadline.

 


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Please send a cover letter and resume to qcchiro@yahoo.com               

 

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR DOCTOR of CHIROPRACTIC: High Volume Chiropractic / PT Office.
Generous Salary, Insurance Benefits, Profitable Bonuses, Paid Vacations & Holidays, Excellent Retirement Plan. East Valley/Mesa, AZ. AZ License & PT Certificate Necessary. Must be in Good Standing with Chiro Board. Email CV to apply DrMichael5085@gmail.com.

 

AZ SPINE DISC AND SPORT is looking for a well-rounded experienced chiropractor to join our team. AZ Spine Disc and Sport is a chiropractor owned, multi-specialty, progressive sports medicine and pain management clinic. More information on the clinic is available at www.azsds.com. Contact Angela J. Christopher, DC at 480-759-1668 or at DrACDC2005@hotmail.com


ESTABLISHED CHIROPRACTIC CENTER IS SEEKING A MOTIVATED, LOYAL AND EXPERIENCED ARIZONA LICENSED CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN with physio therapy license to join our company for Full time employment.  (Recent grads welcome) For 22+ years our valley locations have provided quality chiropractic care to accident injury patients, and are dedicated to wellness in a warm friendly environment.  Full time position offers training and learning opportunity in a high volume environment with potential for growth.  Applicants must be licensed Arizona Chiropractors with a Physiotherapy license.  Bi- Lingual (Spanish) speaking is preferred.  We offer salary with bonuses.   Compensation is DOE & qualifications.  Email resume to jobs@chiroplusaz.com             MP

 

STAFF ASSOCIATE CHIROPRACTOR POSITION.  We are an Arizona, South West Valley Chiropractic office.  Our practice is mainly personal injury and wellness based. We are currently reviewing curriculum vitae's. Requirements: F/T, M-F and Sat. AM, PT cert., Spanish speaking, heavier handed, fully proficient in Diversified, Activator Technique and drop table techniques, must be able to manually adjust 300+ pound individuals using side posture and anterior dorsal techniques, superior Customer Service and Care - High Energy. Email CV to  recruiterarizona@yahoo.com

 

PRACTICES FOR SALE

PRACTICE FOR SALE MESA: Same great location for 30 years. Diversified practice, 102K collections last year working 24 hours/week. Priced for quick sale $55,000. Dr. retiring but will help buyer transition. Text or voice mail to 480-203-8145.

 

2400 SQUARE FOOT OFFICE IN MESA (GILBERT & 

UNIVERSITY) FOR SALE OR LEASE. Doctor retiring. Practice has been in business for 30 years with established patients.  All equipment will stay with office. If interested please call 480-833-4655 or e-mail evakiva@qwestoffice.net Monday thru Wednesday 8 AM to 4:30 PM. MH

 

LAZY MANS PRACTICE: Net 20k a month. Average 43 NP and 800 PV a month. Office closed on Friday open 3 1/4 days a week. Located in Casa Grande. 480-209-6497 or drfit1@earthink.net           SJ

 

OFFICE SPACE RENTAL AND

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

OPPORTUNITIES

CHIRO SPACE AVAILABLE IN BUSY GROCERY ANCHORED 

RETAIL CENTERS: Owner will fund relocation costs. Increased traffic & convenience = Increased sales & client retention. Experienced retail developer with well-located, grocery anchored centers in MESA, PEORIA and GILBERT.  Call or email for more information: Bryan Lamond (480)-235-9999,blamond@nadg.com

 

 

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR TO SHARE OFFICE IN 

AHWATUKEE: Established 10 year old practice, great location off I-10 and Chandler Blvd. Paperless office, X-ray and full equipment provided. Looking to cut overhead.  

Please email Metthamdc@cox.net 

 

CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE TO SHARE.  Fully equipped, modern 1500 sq. foot free standing building in mid-town Tucson.  Doctor/owner practicing part time after 35 years in practice.  Please email drglove@comcast.net.

 

CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE LOCATED IN A VERY BUSY W VALLEY FITNESS CENTER. The Owner/Chiropractor sees 10-12 patients per day 2 days/week. Low rent and lots of grow potential.
Call Tony at First Choice Business Brokers 480-522-9773.

 

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE: LEANDER

motorized table $2500 and 2 Leander lite tables $1700 ea, SUMMIT
X-RAY MACHINE $4000, MINI-MED X-ray processor $800, HILL Anatamotor $1700, Diathermy unit $350, and much more.
602-577-2576
 

 

DRX 9000: 6 years old, very little use. Perfect condition. Ready to move.  $12K. Call Dr. Shaun Malone 602-421-6111.

 

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE: CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE CLOSING: For a complete list with pictures & prices, please send an e-mail to: DrGaryLeDoux@aol.com

 

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