Coverage Reminder - Chiropractor Limitations

Posted May 13, 2011

DMEPOS suppliers are reminded that the Social Security Act (§1861(r)) restricts ordering by chiropractors to treatment by means of manual manipulation of the spine to correct a subluxation, provided such treatment is legal in the State where performed. Claims for any other item(s) or services prescribed by a chiropractor, including durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics or supplies are denied as statutorily noncovered.

Last Updated May 25 , 2017