Can You Bill Insurance in your state? Please let me know which insurance plans you can and can not bill. Also looking for information on each states legislative actions that are working toward getting massage accepted by health insurance.
Which Insurance can you bill – PIP/MedPay (car accidents), workers compensation, Health Insurance
What is happening in your state as far as getting massage covered by Health Insurance?
What is your Local AMTA chapter doing?
What is the Office of the Insurance Commissioner doing?
Are you licensed as a health care provider – if so where are the laws on this in your state.
Can you become a provider with workers comp? What do you have to do?
|Bill Car Accidents||Bill HealthCare plans|
|Alaska||Yes||Premera Blue Cross|
|Florida||Yes||Yes||Yes – No PIP||Yes. Law 627.6619|
|Louisiana||NO||when done by a chiro||when done by a chiro|
|Massachusetts||No||Yes||Yes||Mass Laborers Health & Welfare Fund|
|Missouri||Yes – Title XXII OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS Chapter 324|
|Nebraska||massage must be done by a chiropractor||massage must be done by a chiropractor|
|New Hampshire||NO||According to NHDOL, NH State does not approve or disapprove providers, including massage therapists, for WC. NHDoL leaves it up to individual insurance companies.|
|New Jersey||NO||Cigna, Aetna, American Specialty Network|
|New Mexico||Yes||If there is MED Pay – Yes||Yes|
|New York||Yes||No||Yes, and base their fees on the state workers compensation fees.|
No fault insurance billing rules
|Ohio||Yes||yes, no prescription required by law, although more insurance companies are requiring it for payment. Do not allow doctor to dictate your sessions by prescribing number of sessions, or limited diagnosis, etc, because they have no idea what muscles have been affected or what it takes to heal.||yes, must be BWC certified, easy to become certified.||No payments to LMTs, But, will pay chiropractors and physical therapists billing for massage therapy.|
|Washington||Yes. RCW 48.43.005||Yes. Medical Providers||Yes.||Yes. Every Category Law. WAC 284-170-270|
|Wisconsin||Yes. 146.81 Health care records; definitions|