Chiropractic Benefit Update for CS Plans - Washington State Local Health Insurance - CHPW
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Chiropractic Benefit Update for CS Plans

CHPW is pleased to announce a recent change in the chiropractic benefit for Individual & Family Cascade Select Plans. Retroactive to 01/01/2024, E&M codes 99202, 99203, 99212, and 99213 are now allowed for Cascade Select chiropractors. Previously, E&M codes were not covered.

Cascade Select members have access to acupuncture, chiropractic, and naturopathic services for all ages.

Download: Alternative Treatments Billing Guideline – Cascade Select

Services are subject to benefit coverage, limitations, and exclusions as described in plan coverage guidelines. Review the Benefit Grids for more information. The Individual & Family Cascade Select Plans have different cost shares between the plans.

Members can go to any contracted provider if they are certified to provide the services within their license’s scope.

Covered Codes

The following codes are covered for the Alternative Treatment Benefits.

Chiropractic medicine Covered codes
E&M  99202 | 99203 | 99212 | 99213 effective for dates of service 01/01/2024 and after (Not covered through 12/31/2023)
Manipulation 98940 | 98941 | 98942
X-rays  70000 – 79999
Acupuncture Covered codes
E&M Not covered
Procedures 97810 | 97811 | 97813 | 97814
Massage therapy Not covered
Naturopath Covered codes
E&M Appropriate CPT code for the service.

The rate for reimbursement is based on the CMS physician fee schedule.


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