Heads-up – Chiropractors seeing Medicare Patients
On May 7, 2019 Medicare updated their information on chiropractic coding and their 2018 program that measured errors in payments. This is important because Medicare reported a 41 percent error rate on chiropractic fee-for-service claims (mostly due to documentation issues).
Here’s what they said:
Overview and insight into what Medicare is looking for, see
SE1601: Medicare Coverage for Chiropractic Services – Medical Record Documentation Requirements for Initial and Subsequent Visits
For info on using the AT modifier, see
1602: Use of the AT modifier for Chiropractic Billing (New Information Along with Information in MM3449)
For more billing info and assistance, see