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Why Join SDCA

Why Join SDCA?

The SDCA Mission: To Enhance, Empower, Promote and Protect the Chiropractic Profession

The Board of Directors of the South Dakota Chiropractors Association would like to thank you for your interest in being a member of the only association in South Dakota dedicated to protecting your industry, working toward a more favorable legal and insurance climate, and developing the tools and needs that success requires in the modern business climate.

Since the early 1920’s, the South Dakota Chiropractors Association has been a leader in promoting chiropractic and looking out for the rights of chiropractors. We look forward to your membership. The gifts and insight you share make us a stronger association. If you are a member of SDCA, we solute your commitment to your profession and its future. If you are not a member, please join today.

We have much more to accomplish. Join us in making a difference!

Continuously Working to Develop Better Insurance Equality Laws

Your SDCA continues aggressive efforts in working with insurance companies, the Department of Labor, Division of Insurance and state and national legislative representatives to improve insurance coverage for the chiropractic profession and greater access to care for your patients.

SDCA Keeps Everyone Informed

The SDCA always delivers the latest in local, state, and regional chiropractic happenings to your desk in our quarterly e-newsletter. We also keep the world informed of what’s important, we also issue news releases to all news media in the state touting chiropractic benefits and the latest research. As a member, you will receive emails and faxes on a regular basis to keep you informed of what’s happening with our profession.

Education Programs

Education programs are offered twice a year at conferences along with various opportunities throughout the year. Many qualify as continuing education credit, while others are geared toward practice management and enhancement. Our SDCA district meetings provide another opportunity to keep you informed, obtain continuing education and network with peers.

Legal Action

The SDCA continually monitors legal issues of importance to the profession. When necessary, the SDCA takes action to protect the interests of the practitioner.

Legislative Action

The SDCA has a full time lobbyist to pass legislation favorable to Chiropractors. Our lobbyist also monitors the legislative climate in South Dakota and represents your interests. The SDCA also works hard on chiropractic issues and benefits at the grassroots level and in the Legislature. Significant strides for the profession have been made through our effective legislative program.

Leadership Potential

SDCA offers many opportunities for personal growth and leadership. Many serve the profession by becoming involved in district activities, committee participation or special projects. The SDCA is a democratic organization. We want you to become involved and make a difference in the direction and progress of the SDCA and the profession.

Membership Discounts

SDCA members have access to a wide array of members only benefits including:

  • $100.00 discount for you and your chiropractic assistants to each SDCA conference
  • Significant discounts on disability coverage
    – Standard 40 year old female $4,633.68
    – Standard 40 year old female SDCA $2,131.80
    – Standard 40 year old male $3,453.08
    – Standard 40 year old male SDCA $2,131.80
  • Group dental plan
  • Long term care policies
  • 401K investments
  • Free educational webinars and much more!

Live Well South Dakota

Live Well South Dakota is the SDCA’s patient centered magazine. Live Well South Dakota is a quarterly publication full of articles geared towards overall wellness for you to share with your patients and other community businesses. The Live Well South Dakota Magazine is available to SDCA members for $1.00 an issue. SDCA members may also submit articles for publication in Live Well South Dakota.

Public Relations & Marketing

SDCA develops PR materials and marketing tools to assist the doctor’s personal and practice success, at reduced or no cost. On behalf of its members the SDCA develops and utilizes progressive advertising campaigns that cover the entire state.

Free List Serve Membership

The SDCA list serve is a great tool for communication between members. You can send out one email and it will be sent to every member on the list serve. Members, in turn can reply to your email and it will go to everyone on the list serve. It is a great resource for you and your staff for any questions you may have, or to disseminate information on current events, articles, etc.

Questions about member benefits or joining the SDCA?

Contact Katy Stulc, SDCA Executive Director at 605-791-0770

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