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July 14, 2010

Marla Augustine, DHHS, Communications and Legislative Services, (402-471-4047),

Department of Health and Human Services to Hold Hearing in Lincoln July 22

Lincoln – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health is holding this hearing to accept comments on proposed changes to regulations for the practice of Chiropractic. This hearing will be held July 22, 2010 at 1:30 p.m., State Office Building, Lower Level Conf. Room ‘B’, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE.

The proposed changes will:

  • Prohibit a chiropractor/chiropractic physician or any person designated, contracted, or paid by a chiropractor/chiropractic physician from soliciting employment as a chiropractor from a person who has been involved in an accident or disaster unless the accident or disaster occurred more than thirty days prior to the solicitation; and
  • Define the term “solicit” to include contact in person or by telephone.

Anyone may attend and comment at the hearings or submit comments in writing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CDT, July 24, 2010. They should be sent to DHHS Regulatory Analysis and Integration, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509; faxed to 402-742-2382; or e-mailed to

If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in a hearing, please call 402-471-9022. Persons with hearing impairments may call the DHHS at 402-471-9570 (voice and TDD) or the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or 800-833-7352 TDD.

Draft regulations and DHHS hearing notices are available online at: