Doctors of Chiropractic (D.C.’s) as Primary Care Providers (P.C.P.’s) in addition to Medical doctors (M.D.’s) and Doctors of Osteopathy (D.O.’s) add a new dimension to the field.
Using D.C.’s as PCP’s has the potential to:
- Reduce healthcare costs - 85% less prescription drug costs, 60% less hospital stays, 62% less outpatient surgeries, 59% less days in the hospital.
- Provide safer healthcare options - Lowest malpractice premiums of all physicians.
- Give the people want they want – 95.5% stated they would definitely recommend chiropractors to others.
- Offer the most highly educated physician – Total hours for D.C. education is 3,065. D.’s total educational hours are 2,706.