UHC Rejecting Traction Claims
UnitedHealthcare, which has been in hot water with the profession before, appears to be denying all insurance claims for mechanical traction per the following, effective Jan. 1 of this year:
The policy also notes: "Devices may include the use of a table, vest, weights or pneumatic devices."
Mary Ellen Rada, DC, Marilee Keim, BS, MEd, and Todd Picou, BS, MBA, have been elected to the Sherman College of Chiropractic Board of Trustees to serve four-year terms. Dr. Rada, a 1988 graduate of Sherman, has served on the FCLB, NBCE, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety/Division of Consumer Affairs and New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Ms. Keim is the Social Studies Department chair at Fairfield Junior Senior High School in Goshen, Ind., and the wife of alumnus and regent Richard Keim. And Mr. Picou co-founded Hospice Care of South Carolina, the Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation, Executive Management Consultants, Allcare Medical, and Senior Care Consultants.