The Dark Side of Massage Insurance Billing


I know I am always talking about massage insurance billing and how it is one of the things that has allowed me to stay in business now since 1989, but there is the other side of billing insurance: The headaches with insurance companies, healthcare changes, working with doctors/lawyers and things like how clients deal with […]

AMTA WA Annual Meeting Report

I am still recovering from attending the AMTA WA annual meeting last Saturday.  They had 3 different talks on insurance billing.  The first speaker was teaching how to get into doing health insurance billing which everyone really knew.  Here are some highlights: Read your contracts Read the Billing and Treatment Guidelines for each insurance company. […]

WA State Massage Insurance Billing

Here in WA State, massage is a covered benefit on health insurance plans. Labor and Industries – L&I is undergoing an update to their system Healthways/Whole Health Networks covers Cigna, Aetna and Corvel which is a combination of auto insurance companies. Premera Blue Cross/Lifewise WA     Requires specific prescription that you have to fax to […]

2013 – Getting Massage Covered by Health Insurance

Massage Insurance Billing Form

2013 will be a big year for the massage profession and massage therapists.  One of the major things we will have to be working on as a profession is whether or not massage will be covered on health insurance plans in every state under the Affordable Care Act which goes into effect in 2014. This […]

The Affordable Healthcare Act and the Massage Profession

This is the information that I got from attending the WA State AMTA Convention on April 26 from their Government Relations Presentation from Barbara Fly from the Insurance Commissioners office and David Madison who is a consultant for the AMTA WA. The Affordable Healthcare Act was a bill created by President Obama that was signed […]

Setting Fees for Billing Insurance for Massage Therapy

Setting fees for billing insurance companies for massage therapy has long been a very controversial topic for me personally.  Whenever you ask a massage therapist how they set their rates for billing insurance, you will get as many different answers as there are massage therapists. Over the years I have struggled with how massage therapists […]

Massage Insurance Billing

Insurance Billing can be a good way to keep your massage business going or to help it grow.  If you don’t have enough clients and are constantly struggling it might be a good way to stabilize your business and make ends meet or even make being a massage therapist very profitable.  With insurance, clients will […]