BCCA liaisons support the motions of both the members and the BCCA Board in ongoing discussions with various provincial and national agencies.
Standing BCCA Liaisons
WorkSafeBC & Chiropractors
When workers have a work-related injury or disease, WorkSafeBC helps them get the health care and rehabilitation services they need. This may include consultation with a chiropractor. Chiropractic Services Memorandum of Agreement explains what treatments are covered.
WorkSafeBC chiropractic treatment model provides a structured, standardized approach. It guides chiropractors in supporting injured people in their recovery. The model encourages assessment and treatment that helps people reach the physical and functional levels necessary to enable them to return to their pre-injury work.
Find more information about WorkSafeBC treatment and clinical guidelines in the following documents:
ICBC & Chiropractors
Customers who have coverage through ICBC can begin chiropractic treatment immediately after they report their injury to ICBC. Customers only need to provide their chiropractor with their ICBC claim number to start treatment. Chiropractors do not need to call ICBC for prior approval unless the customer was potentially a worker at the time of the accident, or more than 8 weeks have passed since the date of the injury and the patient is not receiving any other health services.
ICBC offers the following payment methods: the flat fee payment or fee for service.
About Canadian Chiropractic Association
The Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) is the main BCCA liaison. It serves over 8,400 licensed Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) and 10 Provincial Chiropractic Associations as the national voice for the chiropractic profession in Canada. CCA continually strives to provide exceptional membership value by:
- promoting innovation, excellence and integrity in the delivery of chiropractic care;
- addressing national issues that impact MSK health with a unified voice;
- strengthening inter-professional relations with fellow healthcare professionals and team-based care;
- and fostering the development of and sharing responsibility for research.
CCA maintains close relationships with its national counterparts in the profession including its educational, examining, regulatory and risk management organizations. All of whom play an important role in the development and standards of the profession.