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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Medical and Nursing Specialists, Physicians, and Physician Assistants Handbook : 2. Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment (CMT) : 2.3 Documentation Requirements

2.3 Documentation Requirements
Manipulations must be provided in accordance with an ongoing, written treatment plan that supports medical necessity of an acute condition or an acute exacerbation of a chronic condition.
Documentation that supports medical necessity for the treatment plan includes all of the following:
The treatment plan must be updated as the client’s condition changes. Treatment plans must be maintained in the medical records and are subject to retrospective review.

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