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Coding PT vs. Chiropractic Services

Question: We are a local chiropractic practice that often receives referrals from local orthopedists. One of our recent referrals for a patient with chronic back pain was denied because the services did not improve the patient’s symptoms. This explanation still has me puzzled, though. Can you shed some light on the reason for the denial? Arkansas Subscriber Answer: “Chronic pain” is [...]