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Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain

Since January 21, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) covers acupuncture for chronic low back pain for up to 12 visits in 90 days. If patients are demonstrating improvement, CMS will cover an additional 8 visits for a total of 20 visits annually. Beginning with dates of service on and after January 1, 2024, CMS will

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TRICARE Updates LBP and Physical Therapy Demonstration

TRICARE has provided updated information regarding their low back pain (LBP) and physical therapy demonstration scheduled to begin on January 1, 2021. Updated information includes the following: Demonstration goals and evaluation Policy and beneficiary eligibility ICD-10-CM Diagnosis codes applicable to demonstration Exclusions to the demonstration Under Policy and Beneficiary Eligibility, TRICARE states the following: I hope you found this article helpful. Thank you for being a Gold Member!

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TRICARE to Initiate LPB Demonstration Project

The Director, Defense Health Agency (DHA), has approved the creation of a demonstration to waive cost-sharing for up to three physical therapy (PT) visits for TRICARE beneficiaries with low back pain (LBP). Dates of the DemonstrationThis demonstration project will be effective Demonstration StatesThe following states were selected as demonstration states: Description of the Demonstration Provider Requirements under the Demonstration Purpose of the Demonstration Other Relevant Details To read all about the demonstration project, click I hope you found this article informative and helpful. Thank you for being a Gold Member!

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