Recently, National Government Services (NGS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor for Illinois, asked their Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POEAG) to reach out and provide a new resource to chiropractic physicians. Our representative on the POEAG requested the ICS provide doctors with this resource.
In October 2019, President Trump issued Executive Order #13890, titled “Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors.” Section 5a of this order states “Within 1 year of the date of this order, the Secretary shall propose reforms to the Medicare program to enable providers to spend more time with patients
The ICS has learned that NGS has posted the new 2020 Medicare fee schedule. All offices should update their fees according to this schedule, as the prior schedule is now out of date. Additionally, it appears that CMS increased the fees for spinal manipulation in many of our regions.