News and publications section includes the ACA Connects electronic newsletter which is published biweekly and sent to all members, recent news releases, and facts sheets that provide a summary overview of the profession and include information such as history of the profession, types of care, educational requirements, and a statistical profile of healthcare professionals involved in this field.
Semi-monthly trade journal features news and information for chiropractic professionals, with topics covered in the magazine including practice management, attracting and retaining patients, managing employees, personal development, and financial planning, and special features including the "Annual Fees & Reimbursement Survey" (May issue) and "Annual Salary & Expense Survey" (October issue).
Comprehensive practice survey provides in-depth information on various aspects of the chiropractic profession, with topics covered in the report including personal, educational, and professional criteria for licensure, background information on certification and licensing requirements, and characteristics of practitioners and their patients, patient conditions, and effective management of those conditions.
Occupational outlook handbook provides a description of the nature of the work and work environment for healthcare professionals employed in this occupational category, and also includes information on the number of jobs and types of employment settings, education and training requirements, exam and licensing requirements, annual median wages, and expected growth in jobs over the next ten years.
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the chiropractic market, with information provided for the North American market including market size and forecast by application (e.g., shoulder blade or spine pain, lower back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, and headaches), treatment method, product type, and care distribution channel (e.g., general, family, and sports and rehabilitation care centers).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Annual Fees & Reimbursement Survey
Annual practice survey provides average fee, reimbursement, and reimbursement rate percentage by type of procedure or care (professional care, new patient examination, radiology, and procedures and modalities) on a national and regional basis, and also provides additional information on respondent personal characteristics, licensure, types of practice, types of modalities offered, and specialization.
Annual Salary & Expense Survey
Annual salary and expense survey provides information on average billings, collections, salaries, and selected major expenses (office lease or mortgage, advertising, and malpractice insurance) by type of practice (solo, group, DC only, integrated, and multidisciplinary) and geographic region, and also provides additional information on respondent personal demographics and practice characteristics.
Annual salary and expense survey provides information on salaries and total compensation by type of practice (solo, group, DC only, integrated, and multidisciplinary) and geographic region, with job positions covered by the survey including doctor of chiropractic, associate, chiropractic assistant, physical therapist, licensed massage therapist, licensed dietician or nutritionist, and fitness trainer.
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for persons employed by chiropractors who operate private or group practices, with healthcare practitioner and technical occupations covered by the survey including chiropractor, chiropractic assistant, physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, physical therapy aide, massage therapist, and dietician and nutritionist.