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74 m a s s a g e & b o d y w o r k j a n u a r y / f e b r u a r y 2 0 1 6 SCOPE OF PRACTICE REMEMBER: only physicians can diagnose a medical condition, so only a treating physician can provide codes to a massage therapist. A prescription written on or after October 1, 2015, will require ICD-10 diagnosis codes. Do not translate ICD-9 codes to ICD- 10 codes. Leave the translating to physicians in formal prescriptions! How ICD-9 and ICD-10 Codes Affect Your Massage Therapy Practice Billing By Irene Diamond MAJOR CHANGES CODE

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