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    Medical Coding Books
    Good morning!
    I'm trying to find documentation on the Medicare website stating that they will or will not pay for office visits (i.e., 99213) rendered by a Chiropractor. I believe I found what I was looking for, but I was wondering if there was anything more definitive out there. I've got the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15 (Rev. 138, 02-15-11). Article 204.

    If someone has anything else, could you please let me know?
    Thanks for your help!

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    Hi Sarah,

    It appears that CMT only is paid by Medicare.

    Highmark Medicare Services for J12 is offering a webinar on Chiropractic Services for Medicare on 4/27/11.

    This is the link to the handout material: https://www.highmarkmedicareservices...ts-042711a.pdf

    Highmark's J12 LCD (L27480) Chiropractic Services: https://www.highmarkmedicareservices...l27480-r6.html

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    St. Louis West Chapter
    I know from experience that Medicare will not pay for office visits. If the Patient has a secondary insurance then most likley that insurance would pick it up..

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