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Massage chair

Medical Posted Wed 02nd of March, 2011 22:32:58 PM

Is there a billable code for the massage chair when used in a chiropractic office.

SuperCoder Answered Fri 04th of March, 2011 08:14:03 AM

E0162 Sitz bath chair
E0163 Commode chair, mobile or stationary, with fixed arms
E0165 Commode chair, mobile or stationary, with detachable arms
E0168 Commode chair, extra wide and/or heavy duty, stationary or mobile, with or without arms, any type, each
E0170 (for Traditional plans) Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, electric, any type
E0171 (for Traditional plans) Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, non-electric, any type
E1570 Adjustable chair, for ESRD patients
HCPCS codes generally not covered:
E0170 (for HMO plans) Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, electric, any type
E0171 (for HMO plans) Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, non-electric, any type
E0240 Bath/shower chair, with or without wheels, any size
E0245 Tub stool or bench
E0247 Transfer bench for tub or toilet with or without commode opening
E0248 Transfer bench, heavy duty, for tub or toilet with or without commode opening
ICD-9 codes covered if selection criteria are met (not all-inclusive):
835.00 - 835.13 Dislocation of hip
V43.64 Hip joint replacement status
728.85 Spasm of muscle
728.87 Muscle weakness (generalized)
780.79 Other malaise and fatigue
781.0 Abnormal voluntary movements

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