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Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners has the exclusive power and authority to issue, revoke and reinstate all licenses to practice chiropractic in the State of Alabama. Their mission is to protect the health, safety and welfare of people of Alabama through regulation and licensure of doctors of chiropractic.
Alaska State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
In the interest of the public safety the Board of Chiropractic Examiners adopts regulations governing the practice of chiropractic in Alaska. The Board makes final licensing decision and takes disciplinary actions against person who violate licensing laws.
State of Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The State of Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners is the regulatory body of the State of Arizona charged with protecting the health, welfare and safety of the public through the enforcement of the laws governing the practice of chiropractic.
Arkansas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Arkansas State Board of Chiropractic Examiners was created by Act 126 of 1915, as a regulatory board to provide for the licensing and examination of chiropractors, ensuring that any person practicing or offering to practice chiropractic in the state is qualified and licensed and to safeguard the public health and welfare of the citizens of Arkansas.
California Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Board of Chiropractic Examiners' paramount responsibility is to protect California consumers from the fraudulent, negligent, or incompetent practice of Chiropractic care.
Colorado State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The "Michael Skolnik Medical Transparency Act of 2010" extends reporting requirements to many health care professionals who apply for or renew a license, certification, or registration. Licensed Chiropractors will be required to complete online profiles at their renewal. All Chiropractors newly licensed after July 1, 2011 will be required to complete online profiles before their applications will be approved.
Connecticut State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
To protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy, promoting physical and mental health, and preventing disease, injury, and disability.
Delaware Board of Chiropractic
The mission of the Division of Professional Regulation is to ensure the protection of the public's health, safety and welfare, by providing administrative and investigative services that serve the citizens of Delaware, professional licensees, license applicants, other state and national agencies and private organizations.
District of Columbia
The District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic (BOC), a division within the DC Department of Health, Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA), has the responsibility to regulate the practice of chiropractic medicine in the District of Columbia.
Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
The Florida Board's mission is to protect and promote the health of all residents and visitors in the state through organized state and community efforts, including cooperative agreements with counties.
Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners is a six-member board appointed by the Governor to protect, promote and preserve the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Georgia.
Hawaii State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Professional and Vocational Licensing Division (PVL) is responsible for implementing the licensing regulations for 47 different professions and vocations.
Idaho State Board of Chiropractic Physicians
To help protect the public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of chiropractic physicians in Idaho.
Illinois Medical Licensing Board
These groups oversee and advise Illinois’ elected officials, state agencies and organizations on a wide range of issues that affect public policy and welfare.
Indiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Practitioners are required to have completed twenty-four (24) hours of continuing education acquired after July 1, 2008. Included within the twenty-four (24) hour requirement are eight (8) hours of approved courses in public health and/or risk management.
Iowa Board of Chiropractic
The Iowa Board of Chiropractic evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify. The Board establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed Chiropractor's and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct.
Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
The Kansas Board of Healing Arts will perform licensing and regulatory functions in accordance with all applicable statutes, rules, and regulations in an open, courteous, and efficient manner. The Board affirms that safeguarding the public is their primary responsibility.
Kentucky State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners is the state agency responsible for protecting the public by licensing and regulating chiropractors. Throughout this site you will find information relative to the practice of chiropractic within the Commonwealth.
Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Louisiana State Board of Chiropractic Examiners was created within the Department of Health and Hospitals by Legislative Act in 1974, for the purpose of licensing and regulating chiropractic practice to ensure the highest levels of professional excellence for the benefit and protection of the citizens of the State of Louisiana.
Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure
The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation ("OPOR") is an umbrella agency consisting of 37 professional and occupational licensing boards and licensing programs. OPOR protects the public against unqualified, incompetent and unethical practitioners through licensure, establishment of practice standards, inspection, complaint investigation and, when warranted, imposition of professional discipline.
Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Chiropractic Practice Act was enacted in 1920 making the Board of Chiropractors one of the oldest professional Boards in Maryland. The first license was issued to Dr. Louis Bullard, DC, in 1920. Laws and regulations for chiropractors and chiropractic assistants may be found respectively at MD Code Annotated, Health Occupations Article, Section 3-101 et seq and Code of Maryland Regulations, 10.43.01 et seq.
Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors
The Division of Professional Licensure is an agency within the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation with 31 boards of registration regulating nearly 50 trades and professions.
Michigan Board of Chiropractic
Michigan Board of Chiropractic's goal is to provide up-to-date information on various topics related to the practice of chiropractic in Michigan.
Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The mission of the Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners (MBCE) is to protect the public through effective licensure and enforcement of the statutes and rules governing the practice of chiropractic to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice in the profession.
Mississippi State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Mississippi Board of Chiropractic Examiners was authorized by legislation to safeguard life, health, property, and the public welfare in Mississippi in order to protect its people against unauthorized, unqualified, and improper applications of chiropractic by regulating the practice of chiropractic.
Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners protects the public from incompetence, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty; licenses only "qualified" professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency; enforces standards by implementing legislation and administrative rules; and encourages economic development and partnerships with existing small businesses.
Montana Board of Chiropractors
The Board of Chiropractors makes every effort to include on this website all relevant information pertaining to the licensing and regulation of chiropractors in Montana.
Nebraska Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
The Department of Health and Human Services provides important and, oftentimes, life-sustaining services to Nebraskans. Our mission, "Helping people live better lives," provides the motivation to find ways to effectively provide these services and make a difference in the lives of so many people.
Chiropractic Physicians' Board of Nevada
The practice of chiropractic is hereby declared to be a learned profession, affecting public safety and welfare and charged with the public interest and therefore subject to protection and regulation by the state.
New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The New Hampshire Board of Chiropractic Examiners regulates and licenses the chiropractic profession in the state of New Hampshire. The Board’s mission is protection of the public as well as the licensing and regulation of the chiropractic profession.
New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
This board licenses and regulates chiropractors in New Jersey. Inquiries about the Board may be forwarded to Jonathan Eisenmenger, Executive Director, PO Box 45004, Newark, NJ 07101, (973) 504-6395.
New Mexico Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The function of the New Mexico Board of Chiropractic is to license candidates following their graduation from accredited chiropractic colleges and their successful completion of all portions of the test delivered by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
New York State Board of Chiropractic
Chiropractors are independent health care professionals who treat many conditions as they relate to the spine, emphasizing the dependency of health on the correct functioning of the central nerve system.
North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners is responsible for licensing individuals qualified to practice chiropractic in the state of North Carolina. The board examines for licensure and protects the public by enforcing the general statutes that relate to chiropractic healthcare.
North Dakota State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Lisa Blanchard, Executive Director. PO Box 185, Grafton, ND 58237 (701) 213 - 0476, Fax (701) 352 - 2258
Ohio State Chiropractic Board
Our mission is to proactively protect the healthand welfare of Ohio's citizens and to regulate the chiropractic profession with vision by setting high standards for licensure and by fairly and consistently enforcing those standards through examination of new doctors, biennial license renewal, clinic inspections, and timely investigation and disciplinary action when indicated.
Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The mission of the Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners is to regulate the qualification for licensure and examination as Chiropractors; protect the public and Chiropractic in reference to complaints through public meeting and hearing pursuant to the Chiropractic Practice Act; approve educational programs required for annual license renewal and to foster higher professional standards relative to the practice of Chiropractic in the state of Oklahoma as is consistent with the best interest of the health,welfare, and safety of the public.
Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The mission of the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners is to serve the public, regulate the practice of chiropractic, promote quality, and ensure competent, ethical health care.
Pennsylvania State Board of Chiropractic
Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs provides administrative and legal support to 29 professional and occupational licensing boards and commissions. Professional licensing protects the health, safety and welfare of the public from fraudulent and unethical practitioners.
Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Chiropractic
Our licensing standards for healthcare providers and healthcare facilities promote public health in Rhode Island by ensuring that all licensees meet established benchmarks for quality and expertise. These licensing standards are set and enforced by both the department and advisory boards comprised of subject matter experts.
South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The South Carolina Legislative Council is offering access to the unannotated South Carolina Code of Laws on the Internet as a service to the public.
South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The mission of the South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners is threefold: to protect the continuing health, welfare, and safety of consumers of chiropractic services by ensuring that qualified chiropractors are licensed and their practice is regulated by enforcement of updated statutes, rules, regulations, and board policies.
Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners was created in 1923 by an act of the State Legislature. Its mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring those who practice the profession of chiropractic or chiropractic x-ray technology within this state be qualified.
Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The mission of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners is to promote, preserve, and protect the health, safety, and economic welfare of the people of Texas through the regulation of the practice of chiropractic.
Utah Chiropractic Physicians Licensing Board
The mission of DOPL is to protect the public and to enhance commerce through licensing and regulation.
Vermont Board of Chiropractic
The Board of Chiropractic is a five member Board created by the Legislature whose members are appointed by the Governor to administer the laws for this profession in the State of Vermont. The Board's mission is public protection.
Virginia Board of Medicine
View and download the list of available guidance documents. These documents provide information or guidance to the public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations.
Washington Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission
The Department of Health helps ensure that health care professionals provide safe services. It regulates more than 320,000 license holders in 70 different professions. Regulation often involves licensing, discipline and support for the boards, commissions and committees that oversee these professions.
West Virginia Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The West Virginia Board of Chiropractic is responsible for licensing individuals qualified to practice chiropractic in the State of West Virginia. The Board examines for licensure and protects the public by enforcing the general statutes that relate to chiropractic healthcare.
Wisconsin Chiropractic Examining Board
The Department of Regulation and Licensing and related professional boards protect the citizens of Wisconsin by ensuring the safe and competent practice of licensed professionals.
Wyoming State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
The ultimate responsibility of the Board is to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Wyoming by ensuring that those individuals licensed to provide chiropractic services in the state are duly qualified.