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Des Moines, Iowa Chiropractor who Accepts Medicare & Medicaid

If you live in Des Moines and are insured by Medicare or one of the Iowa Medicaid plans such as Amerigroup, Iowa Total Care, or Iowa Molina, you might have wondered how to choose the best Des Moines chiropractor to help fix up your back pain, neck pain, headaches, or arm or leg problem, who also accepts Medicare and Medicaid.

Because of the way our life was touched so profoundly through chiropractic care, we have remained committed to working with Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid patients and getting their problems resolved while keeping care affordable. We believe everyone should have the chance to experience better health, regardless of their financial or insurance situation.

The coverage for spinal problems for both Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid chiropractic patients is actually quite good, though it can be a bit confusing.  For that reason, we share below how the initial workup and medically necessary care work for patients who have these insurances.

Further down, you can read some of the top reasons that Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid patients choose our clinic to get their problems fixed up.

Please reach out to us at 515-309-1217 if you have any questions.

If you wish to schedule a new patient appointment there is a self-scheduling tool below, or you can just call or text us at 515-309-1217.

Expected Costs for Des MOines Medicare and Des MOines Medicaid Chiropractic New Patients

Costs quoted are current as of April, 2023 but may increase. Call to confirm current amounts if needed.

Coverage for Des Moines Iowa Medicaid Chiropractic Patients including Iowa Total Care, Iowa Amerigroup, and Iowa Molina

  • $37 expected initial exam cost (collected at initial workup)
  • X-rays and medically necessary adjustments expected to be 100% covered
  • Costs of any other recommended services will be clearly explained before they are performed

Coverage for Des Moines Medicare Chiropractic Patients

  • $37 expected initial exam cost (collected at initial workup)
  • X-Rays range between $51 and $68 for each region of the spine imaged
  • Medicare, Medicare-specific Secondaries, and Medicare Replacement Plans cover only medically necessary adjustments of the spine
  • Medicare has a small deductible, and then covers 80% of medically  necessary adjustments
  • Most Medicare secondary plans cover the deductible and the remaining 20%, making medically necessary adjustments 100% covered
  • Most Medicare Replacement Plans have a small copay for each adjustment
  • Costs of any other recommended services will be clearly explained before they are performed
  • Feel free to call and have us research your plan before your visit if desired

Top Reasons Des Moines Medicare and Des mOines Medicaid Patients Choose Compass Chiropractic

Gentle & Hands-on Chiropractic Care for Des Moines Medicare and Medicaid Chiropractic Patients

  • While a fair number of our younger Des Moines Medicaid chiropractic patients prefer the quicker motion styles of chiropractic, we find that many of our Des Moines Medicare chiropractic patients appreciate the option to request gentle styles of chiropractic.
  • We have styles of chiropractic that are comfortable and effective for patients throughout the span of life, and work to communicate clearly with Des Moines Medicare and Medicaid chiropractic patients to find a style that is comfortable AND works great for them
  • Learn more about the styles of chiropractic care we use to help Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid patients here

Thorough Workup for Des Moines Medicare and Medicaid Chiropractic Patients

  • At times we hear from Des Moines chiropractic patients with Medicare or Iowa Medicaid who felt their symptoms were not taken seriously by other providers.  That frustrates us!
  • We are strongly committed to providing the same high level of evaluation for everyone who chooses us, whether they have a normal health insurance, no insurance, or a federal program such as Medicare or Iowa Medicaid.  Great results start with knowing exactly what's causing the symptoms.
  • Watch a quick one minute video of what the workup of a new Des Moines Medicaid or Des Moines Medicare patient would be like here
  • Watch this video of a workup focused on how the low back, hips, and legs are functioning
  • Learn more about the process for new Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid chiropractic patients here

Clear Communication of Costs for Des Moines Medicaid and Des Moines Medicare Patients

  • As you can see from the information above, we try to be upfront about any patient responsibility for care received by Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid patients in our office.
  • Both plans have fairly good coverage for the adjustments of the spine.
  • Services that may be recommended for Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid Chiropractic patients, but are not covered are clearly explained before the services are provided.
  • These services include things like Back on Trac Decompression, Satisfaction-guaranteed custom orthotics, and electrical muscle stimulation

Convenient, Central Location with Great Parking and Handicap Accessibility for Des Moines Medicare and Des Moines Medicaid Chiropractic Patients

Convenient Hours for our Des Moines Medicaid and Medicare Chiropractic Patients

  • We understand you've got a lot going on in your life! We see patients from 8-6 multiple days a week and have visits available over most people's lunch hours.
  • You can view our hours here

Call 515-309-1217 or Use our Self-Scheduling Tool Below

We'd be thrilled to get great results for you like we got for Inez!

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