Fall Edition 2019 - Vol. 15 No. 4
As previously reported, United Healthcare had planned to require the GP modifier to be added to all "therapy codes" as of September 1, 2019. Per the United Healthcare September news bulletin, this policy will be "delayed to give care providers more time to adjust to changes in the submission of 'Always Therapy' procedure codes to include the CMS required therapy modifiers."
Lindy Washburn, North Jersey RecordPublished 5:30 a.m. ET Sept. 9, 2019
A federal judge in Pennsylvania has approved $20 million in payments to settle two class-action lawsuits brought by chiropractors against a health insurer and American Specialty Health, the national company chosen by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to manage its members’ benefits for chiropractic care and other physical health benefits starting next year.
Lilo H. Stainton | September 9, 2019
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield and American Specialty Health Group allege that various alternative healthcare providers have spread false and defamatory information against them
By Lindy Washburn, North Jersey Record, Aug. 22, 2019
The state’s largest insurer plans to shift oversight of its members' benefits for chiropractic care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and acupuncture to a separate company next year, in a plan that has drawn intense opposition from chiropractors and other medical providers.