In developing benefit plans and reporting inappropriate actions of insurers, the patient is often the most effective advocate. The main area of oversight of Departments of Insurance around the country is to protect the consumer (the patient). Employers have a vested interest in ensuring the health and safety of their employees. The ACA has developed resources to assist patients in advocating for appropriate care and putting a stop to unfair insurer practices which put patients at risk. Listed below are methods by which you, the patient, can advocate for yourself. Increasing/Requesting Chiropractic Benefits Resources to Educate Others about Chiropractic Lodging a Complaint-Who to Go To and When If Your Plan is Not Covered by ERISA, Contact Your Department of Insurance Give Us Your Feedback Chiropractic Networks Management Companies Used by Insurers For further information on each of the above mentioned areas, please go to www.acatoday.org/PatientResource.