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Low Back Treatment Trends Press Release

July 1, 2013

ChiroCare Releases Free E-Book Exploring Quality Outcomes, Cost Reduction and Patient Satisfaction of Chiropractic Care

Minneapolis, Minn. – June 24, 2013 – ccmi.staging.wpengine.com ChiroCare, the largest independent network of credentialed chiropractors in the upper Midwest, has released its first-ever digital book, exclusively designed for health insurance payers. The e-book, “Low Back Treatment Trends Affecting Health Insurance Payers: Quality Outcomes, Cost Reduction and Patient Satisfaction,” is available now online for desktops, tablets and mobile devices at https://www.chirocare.com/chirocare-chiropractic-network/publications-research/#section-1. The free e-book provides insights about the rising healthcare costs related to low back pain and the treatment options offered.

“Studies have shown that direct and indirect health care costs due to back pain equal more than $12 billion per year. This new e-book shares ways health payers can integrate chiropractic into their low back products and services to provide high quality care to their members while reducing costs,” said co-author Tabatha Erck, chief executive officer of CCMI.

Penned by Erck and Dr. Vivi-Ann Fischer, the chief clinical officer of CCMI who has more than 20 years of clinical and managed health care experience, the e-book covers the prevalence of low back pain in the United States, its expanding economic consequences and how chiropractic care is a cost-effective solution to this growing epidemic. The e-book also delves into the three evolving care models for chiropractic care: the stand alone, collaborative care and integrated clinic or hospital models.

To get your free copy of ChiroCare’s new e-book, “Low Back Treatment Trends Affecting Health Insurance Payers: Quality Outcomes, Cost Reduction and Patient Satisfaction” click here.  

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About ChiroCare

Chiropractic Care of Minnesota, Inc. (CCMI) is the largest independent network of credentialed chiropractors in the upper Midwest. Founded more than 25 years ago, ChiroCare was the nation’s first chiropractic network and remains at the forefront of managed chiropractic care. The nonprofit organization’s goal is to improve the quality of life in communities by delivering high quality, value-based services to approximately 1.1 million eligible members of ChiroCare’s contracted customers. Our select network includes more than 2,200 contracted providers throughout Minnesota and bordering areas of North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin. CCMI also offers AcuNet, a credentialed network of licensed acupuncturists serving the upper Midwest. For more information, visit and subscribe to our blog Spinal Viewpoint.