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Medicare only covers chiropractic care services for manipulations to correct a misaligned spine. But, if you need care for a stiff neck or back pain, you can expect to pay for those services yourself. In the content below, we’ll go over when chiropractic care has coverage, how much care costs, and Medicare guidelines for services.
Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care?
What Chiropractic Treatments Will Medicare Not Cover?
Medicare Guidelines for Chiropractic Documentation
A treatment plan should include a recommendation for the duration and frequency of visits. Also, the program should consist of specific treatment goals, objective measures to evaluate treatment effectiveness, and the date of initial treatment.
Do Medicare Advantage Plans Pay for Chiropractic Services?
Do Medicare Supplements Offer Coverage for Chiropractic Services?
Tip: When your insurance doesn’t cover Chiropractic services, ask local doctors about cash prices.
How to Get Medicare Coverage for Chiropractic Care?
The only way to have Medicare cover chiropractic care is when you need spinal subluxation. Otherwise, for services like lower back pain, you could pay for the appointment yourself. Now, when you have a Medigap plan, your cost can stay much lower than if you only have Medicare. Our agents can help you learn more about the benefits of Medigap, give us a call at the number above. Or, fill out an online rate form to discover your rates now!