Alan M. Immerman, D.C.
Advance the Interests of Arizona ChiropractorsThe Arizona Chiropractic Society (ACS) is a non-profit state association for Arizona chiropractors founded in 1991. ACS works to enforce the critically important chiropractic insurance equality laws, to strengthen and protect chiropractic, to represent the profession in the Arizona Legislature, to make needed changes in health insurance law and personal injury laws and litigation, provide information regarding claims denials, IMEs, low speed impacts, and biomechanical issues, advise doctors who have had Chiropractic Board complaints and provide personal advice to chiropractors. Read what other Arizona chiropractors have written about ACS here.
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BREAKING NEWS 05/05/15: ACS releases all new May 2015 eNewsletter with key stories Dr. Immerman to retire, ACS to cease operations; Personal Injury Case Management Seminar; Important Reports, Articles, Books and Links; Breaking News and much more. Click here to read the entire newsletter.
Breaking News 04/03/15: ACS releases all new April 2015 eNewsletter with key stories ACS bills stall in State House of Representatives, Grievance Letters – The best way to get insurers to pay, all about the Health Care Appeals Process, how to file a complaint against an insurance company, details about the upcoming seminar Personal Injury Case Management, and much more. Read these stories and much more by clicking here.
BREAKING NEWS 3/05/15: ACS releases March eNewsletter with stories about ACS bills stall in State Senate, how as health care professionals do we listen, what you should demand whenever you get a claims denial, personal injury case management seminar, breaking news, and much more. Click here to read the entire newsletter.
BREAKING NEWS 02/02/15: ACS releases all new February 2015 eNewsletters with key stories about ACS legislation pending hearing in a Senate committee, a full directory of all ACS reports on the Chiropractic Board posted online, listing of key newsletters by Dr. Immerman which review the scientific literature and which are also posted online, and much more breaking news. Click here to read the entire newsletter.
BREAKING NEWS 01/08/15: ACS releases all-new January 2015 ACS eNewsletter with stories about ACS lobbyist continues fierce pace at Legislature, how you can qualify as an expert in clinical biomechanics, the time to join ACS is now, ACS Find-a-Doc search engine is working, and the complete ACS personal injury package. Click here to read the entire newsletter.
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 unveied, 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 01/03/14: ACS releases all new January 2014 ACS eNewsletter with key stories about legislative effort with great news that Senate Health Committee Chair Nancy Barto has agreed to sponsor ACS insurance equality and copay legislation, news about impending class action lawsuit against BCBS and ASHN, Dr. Immerman's new book about low speed impact automobile accidents, and much more. Click here to read the entire newsletter.
BREAKING NEWS 11/19/13: 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. ACS lobbyist Timothy LaSota was recently profiled in Phoenix Business Journal article. Click here to see Dr. Immerman's testimony on insurance equality testimony from early in 2013 beginning at the one hour, ten minute mark.
BREAKING NEWS 09/21/13: ACS releases full HIPAA compliance package for 09/23/13 deadline to comply with new rules. The package has been emailed to members and is now posted on the Member Benefits page under HIPAA Compliance.
BREAKING NEWS 08/23/13: 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.
MOST READ: 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 new ASH Claims Denial Center with key analysis at 11.5.
MOST READ: Watch live testimony from the Legislature as Dr. Immerman argues that chiropractic should be included in health insurance. Click here to see 2013 video. Begin at the one hour, ten minute mark. Click here to see earler video. Begin at the 50:30 minute mark.
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Alan M. Immerman, D.C.
Lobbyist: Debra Brimhall Pearson
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