How do I complain about a chiropractor?

How do I complain about a chiropractor?

New South Wales Please call us on 1300 419 495 or contact us online to make other arrangements.

How do I report a bad doctor in BC?

Call 604-733-7758 (1-800-461-3008 toll-free in BC) or email [email protected]

Is chiropractic covered in BC?

Chiropractic is covered for some individuals in this province under the medical services plan, for the most part, though most extended insurance companies do cover chiropractic, as well as private care.

How many chiropractors are in BC?

There are 1,357 fully licensed, practising chiropractors in B.C.

Are chiropractors registered under Ahpra?

chiropractors can only apply for general registration.

Are Chiropractors in Ahpra?

The core role of Board and AHPRA is to protect the public and manage risk to patients. Under this strategy, AHPRA writes to the chiropractor requiring them to amend or remove their advertising to comply with the National Law.

Is MSP free now?

Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums were eliminated as of January 1, 2020. British Columbia (B.C.) residents are no longer charged MSP premiums. Enrolment in MSP remains mandatory for all residents.

Do I need a referral to see a chiropractor in BC?

You never need a referral to see a chiropractor. The earlier you see your chiropractor, the greater chance there is for a full recovery. Sometimes, small problems can escalate into big medical challenges that can significantly impact your life.

How do you file a complaint in BC?

You can submit your complaint online in about 15 minutes. You can submit a complaint by mail, fax or in person using the printable Complaint Form (PDF, 298 KB). After a complaint is filed, Employment Standards contacts all parties and explains the provisions of the Act. Many complaints are resolved at this stage.

Who is the regulatory body for chiropractors in BC?

As the regulatory body for chiropractic doctors in British Columbia, the College of Chiropractors of BC is responsible, under provincial legislation, for serving and protecting the public.

What happens if you file a complaint against a chiropractic?

If a complaint is substantiated after review or investigation, there are different actions that can be taken against the license. Formal disciplinary action may range from a public reprimand, probation or even license revocation. As an alternative to formal discipline, the Board can issue a citation.

How does the Board of Chiropractic Examiners work?

All written complaints received by the Board are reviewed by the Enforcement Unit to determine whether the Board has jurisdiction, and if so, to prioritize the complaints. Complaints alleging sexual misconduct, gross negligence/incompetence and insurance fraud are given priority attention and may be referred immediately to investigation.

As the regulatory body for chiropractic doctors in British Columbia, the College of Chiropractors of BC is responsible, under provincial legislation, for serving and protecting the public.

How does the College of chiropractors respond to complaints?

As part of its regulatory function, the College receives and reviews complaints about chiropractors in accordance with processes outlined in the Health Practitioners Act and the Bylaws. Have A Question?

How many chiropractic cases are there in Canada?

sues, 19 cases regarding unskilled practice/excessive bill- ing, 14 cases of alleged fraud, 14 cases of alleged sexual innuendo/remarks/gestures/touching, and 7 cases of complaints derived when a chiropractor was alleged to be having sexual relations/intercourse with a patient. A total of 99 complaints were reviewed.

Can a board of Chiropractic Examiners issue a citation?

As an alternative to formal discipline, the Board can issue a citation. Citations are considered sanctions and are issued in cases involving minor violations of a law or regulation governing the practice of chiropractic. The Board has authority to issue citations to chiropractors for specified violations of law.