Modifying Extraspinal CMT Codes

Extraspinal CMT Codes – Modify or Not? There are a few times when you append a modifier to Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment (CMT) codes (e.g., when billing CMT to Medicare, the proper modifiers are appended as required by Medicare (see the Fact Sheet titled Commonly Used Medicare Modifiers)). Other than Medicare, you should consider two things...
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Coding Extra Spinal Manipulation

Clarification & Expectations The procedure code 98943 represents extraspinal manipulation for Chiropractors. What areas are included in this code?  Can one bill 98943 with other CMT spinal codes when billing payors?  There is no hard and fast rule for the second question, but there are specific rules to make sure you are performing and documenting...
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