AAFP Recommends Medicare Coverage of Massage for Pain
AAFP Recommends Medicare Coverage of Massage for Pain

AAFP Recommends Medicare Coverage of Massage for Pain

By Massage Today , Editorial Staff
2020-1-9

AAFP Recommends Medicare Coverage of Massage for Pain

By Massage Today , Editorial Staff
2020-1-9

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) replied to a request for further information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the benefits of nonpharmacological approaches for opioid addiction. The statement included massage therapy as one of the main methods for helping to treat patients who suffer from addiction, specifically with opioids. The statement also included details on how to encourage coverage of massage therapy for Medicare and Medicaid providers.

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