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Historic Chiropractic Veterans Legislation Signed Into Law

President Bush signed legislation, Public Law 107-135, mandating the establishment of a permanent chiropractic benefit within the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) health care system. The law authorizes the hiring of doctors of chiropractic in the DVA health system, sets a broad scope of chiropractic practice, and allows the chiropractic profession to oversee the development and implementation of the new benefit through an "advisory committee." The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) stated that this legislation is not only an enormous triumph for the profession but also proof of the powerful role chiropractic plays in the nation's health care system.

Source: PR Newswire – 1/24/02