Patient Safety and Risk Management
Strong risk management improves patient care and protects you from liability. That’s why ChiroPreferred offers you access to the nation's leading education. As an insured, you have access to on-call risk consultants, online articles and webinars, and CE courses that can earn you premium credits. Visit our online education center to get started.
Meet our Chiropractic Advisory Board
Our Chiropractic Advisory Board is comprised of leaders throughout the chiropractic industry to provide meaningful, specialty-specific insight on claims and risk issues. We work together to ensure that the products and services we offer continue to meet the needs of today's chiropractors.
Steven G. Clarke, DC
Dr. Clarke received his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 1982 from Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, Mo. and became licensed in 1983 in New Jersey. He has treated many patient types, including World Champion boxers, as well as collegiate and professional athletes. He was also among the first chiropractic physicians to get to Ground Zero in New York after the 9/11 attacks, where he provided care to injured emergency responders. Dr. Clarke has been a member of numerous professional organizations, as well as serving in many board positions. Dr. Clarke served as President of the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors (ANJC) from 2007-2011. He was reelected President of the state association in 2016. He currently serves on the ANJC State Board of Directors and has been Legislative Chairman since 2004. He currently serves as a chiropractic physician and clinic director at High Street Rehab, LLC in Nutley, New Jersey.
John D. Davila, DC
Dr. Davila graduated in 1994 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He then established three successful practices in the Myrtle Beach, S.C., area which he operated for 13 years. Since 2000, Dr. Davila has been training doctors and staff on the topics of federal and state level insurance compliance. He has consulted for Axis Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, American Specialty Health Network, Colonial Life, Companion Property and Casualty, Chiropractic Network of the Carolinas, and Palmetto GBA (South Carolina Medicare). He is considered the foremost authority on compliance issues as they relate to chiropractic practice. He served on the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) Medicare Advisory and Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue CHIP Committees. He is a lifetime member of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) and serves as an advisor to the ICA Board on Medicare policy. Dr. Davila continues to give back through his involvement with several chiropractic colleges by working with students, faculty, and administration to improve their education on compliance. He is a core presenter for Palmer College’s Center for Business Development programs, serves as a compliance consultant for Parker University’s chiropractic clinics, and is a past adjunct faculty member at Sherman College of Chiropractic.
Edward P. Zimmer, DC
Dr. Zimmer received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and his graduate degree in nutrition from Bridgeport University in Connecticut. He also graduated summa cum laude from the National College of Chiropractic where he received numerous honors including being voted outstanding graduate by the faculty. He has been the featured speaker at many conferences spanning across the country and has also authored many books and more than 100 articles. Dr. Zimmer currently performs chiropractic peer reviews and has been a defense expert witness for more than 12 years.
Unrivaled Claims Defense
With ChiroPreferred, you're defended by an experienced claims team that has managed more than 400,000 claims since 1899. It's just one reason why 80% of our claims close without payment. For the few cases that do go to trial, we win 90% of the time. When you invest in a ChiroPreferred policy, you’re safeguarding your hard-earned reputation and assets.