The Washington State Department of Health, which is responsible for taking disciplinary action against healthcare providers and professionals in the State of Washington has recently suspended the licenses of two chiropractors for five years each for thier behavior.
In Clark County:
In June 2009 the Chiropractic Commission placed the license of chiropractor Troy M. Dreiling (CH00003052) on probation for five years. He failed to document reasons or need for treatments offered to patients, billed for an evaluation but failed to document the evaluation, took inadequate x-rays, failed to keep adequate documentation of diagnosis and treatments, and failed to comply with conditions set against his license. He must comply with terms and conditions set against his license.
In Spokane County:
In June 2009 the Chiropractic Commission placed the license of Michael A. Baker (CH00001832) on probation for five years. He directed unlicensed staff to perform chiropractic treatments when he was not present, altered billing slips and charts to reflect more treatment than was provided and billed insurance companies for the additional treatment, and he was previously placed on probation for failure to adequately maintain patient treatment records. He must comply with terms and conditions set against his license.
If you have questions about whether chiropractors in your state have been suspended or revoked, contact the attorneys at Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC.