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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

Compliance News:
Medicare Looking Into Acupuncture Coverage

Proposal would allow for narrow-scope study. After all these years, there might have been a few holes punched in Medicare’s heretofore impenetrable policy against covering acupuncture services. Details: “The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to cover acupuncture for Medicare patients with chronic low back pain who are enrolled participants either in clinical trials sponsored by the National Institutes [...]