We had previously advised membership that Medicare had begun covering acupuncture in certain specified situations as of Jan. 21, 2020. Acupuncture is to be allowed for chronic low back pain for 12 visits with an additional eight if improvement is shown, with no more than 20 visits allowed annually.
After several delays, for dates of service on or after April 1, 2020, United Healthcare will require the GP modifier to be appended to any codes that are deemed "Always Therapy" codes according to CMS.
CMS announced on Tuesday that Medicare will cover acupuncture for chronic low back pain for dates of service on or after Jan. 21, 2020.
Winter Edition 2020 - Vol. 16 No. 1
Many members have reported receiving a letter, phone call or both from Inovalon on behalf of Horizon. Inovalon is a company that has performed what are called Risk Adjustment Reviews for various carriers over the years.
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Central Regional Meeting - Effective Communication: A Primer on How to Communicate Effectively and Professionally for Chiropractic Physicians
Presented By: Jeff Randolph, Esq. and Jon Bombardieri
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