Public Health

Spinal x-ray clamp down for chiropractors

Chiropractors have lost the right to order whole spine X-rays under changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule, after a review uncovered overuse. The removal of requesting rights for 3 and 4 region back X-rays, slated to commence on November 1 subject to approval by parliament, will not apply to physiotherapists, osteopaths and medical practitioners. The move was recommended ...

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