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ICS Committees

If you would like more information on any of the committees listed below, please contact the ICS office at 515-867-2800.

Annual Convention
The Annual Convention Committee will annually present to the ICS Board of Directors specific recommendations as to produce Annual Conventions of high benefit to the ICS membership. (The committee is responsible for planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating the Annual Convention.) 

The Bylaws Committee is responsible for monitoring existing bylaws for clarity and accuracy and reviewing proposed bylaw changes to determine the impact of the changes on existing ICS Bylaws. (The two questions they answer and report to the Board of Directors regarding proposed bylaw changes are 1) is the proposed change consistent with or does it conflict with existing bylaws and 2) which other bylaws are impacted by the proposed change.)

This committee is responsible to the Board of Directors to plan, implement, and evaluate methods to effectively communicate with the various publics served by the Iowa Chiropractic Society including ICS member and non-member chiropractic physicians, the general public, other healthcare professionals, and the media. Products will include the development of brochures, press releases, promotion strategies, and newsletters that communicate our message to the various publics served by ICS and its members.

Continuing Education
The Continuing Education Committee, subject to Board approval, is responsible for planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating ICS continuing education programs that are responsive to member needs. These programs include seminars, courses, self-directed learning, internet-based learning and other products and services.

Doctor to Doctor   
The Doctor to Doctor Committee is responsible to the Board of Directors for developing and delivering ICS programs, products and services that assist member physicians at critical stages of their careers.(The current program includes the elements of the New Practitioner Seminar, ICS Mentor Program, ICS Topic Advisor Program, and the Equipment Recycling Program.)

Insurance Relations
The Insurance Relations Committee is responsible to the Board of Directors for providing guidance to ICS regarding all matters related to non-governmental health insurance.

Legislative/PAC Committee
The Legislative/PAC Committee is responsible to the Board of Directors for developing an annual agenda of legislative issues and improving the effectiveness of ICS grassroots and political action activities. The Committee is then responsible for the implementation of the agenda utilizing the resources of the ICS lobbyists, attorney, and staff. In the absence of access to the Board regarding specific issues, the Committee will secure the approval of the ICS President. This Committee is also responsible to the ICS Board of Directors for the planning and implementation of activities associated with fundraising and contributions to state and local political candidates and officials in Iowa.

Medicare/ Medicaid
The Medicare/Medicaid Committee is responsible to the Board of Directors for obtaining information regarding the impact of the Medicare and Medicaid programs on Iowa chiropractors and their patients, for disseminating that information, and for advocating for changes when appropriate by utilizing the ICS Legislative Committee.
To annually recommend to the ICS Board of Directors a membership recruitment and retention plan utilizing the programs, products and services needed to attract new members and to retain current members. The committee is responsible for the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the plan and for recommending changes to the membership and retention program to meet the member goals of ICS.

The Nominating Committee shall select, verify, and certify one nominee for each office to be filled. (In addition, the Committee shall encourage members to consider candidacy for office and to monitor the effectiveness of the ICS nominating and election process.)

Professional Chiropractic Claims Review (PCCR)
The PCCR committee is responsible to the Board of Directors for overseeing the operations of the ICS Claims Review Service and Utilization Cost Control Review program. The committee provides annual training sessions for the participants and recruits other participants for the service. 


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