Chiropractic care is considered a good option for diverse health conditions, especially back pain. A study published in the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation finds that workers who see a chiropractor first for a workplace injury gets back on the job faster. Though chiropractic medical billing involves the normal process of filling out medical claims forms, adding diagnosis and procedure codes, and sending them to insurance companies for payment, there’s something that makes this specialty’s reimbursement process different. Each insurance company has its own billing rules and regulations. Medicare has special reimbursement rules, and the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) also includes provisions related to chiropractic services.
The infographic below highlights some crucial points related to chiropractic billing.