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Advocacy
Friday, January 11, 2019
SIS Supports Coverage of Radiofrequency Ablation of Genicular Nerves »
In early January 2019, SIS submitted comment letters to 10 payers nationwide in support of radiofrequency ablation of &nbs...
Friday, January 11, 2019
SIS Suggests Coverage of Sacroiliac Joint Denervation to Humana, Florida Blue, and BCBS of NJ »
On January 7, 2019, the Spine Intervention Society (SIS) issued comment letters to   Florida Blue ,  ...
Friday, January 11, 2019
SIS Urges California and New Jersey Plans to Cover Third Occipital Nerve RF »
On January 7, 2019, SIS presented evidence to Blue Shield of California and Horizon Blue Cross Blue S...
Friday, December 7, 2018
SIS Offers Guidance on Appropriate Coverage Policies for Denervation Procedures »
On December 4, 2018, SIS submitted comments to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona regarding their coverage policy ,...
Thursday, December 6, 2018
SIS Suggests Changes to United Healthcare’s Ablative Treatment for Spinal Pain Policy »
On December 4, 2018, SIS submitted comments to United Healthcare regarding their coverage policy , "Ablative Treatmen...

Patient Safety
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Earn CME Reviewing a FactFinder on Immunosuppressed Patients and Spinal Injections »
Earn CME credit on the SIS eLearning platform SpineNet for reviewing the FactFinder: Spinal Injections in Immunosuppr...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Safety Alert: FDA Warns Company for Stem Cell Products; Puts Others On Notice »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 12/20/2018: FDA Sends Warning to Company for Marketing Dangerous Unapproved Stem Cell Products Th...
Monday, December 10, 2018
Review a Newly Updated FactFinder on the Safe Use of Multi-Dose and Single-Dose Vials »
Review 10 specific recommendations about using both multi- and single-dose vials in this newly updated SIS FactFinder,...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Safety Alert: FDA Alerts Health Care Professionals Not to Use Pharm D Solutions’ Sterile Products »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 11/20/2018: FDA Alerts Health Care Professionals Not to Use Pharm D Solutions’ Sterile Drug Produ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
FDA Urges the Use of Caution with Implanted Pumps »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 11/14/2018: The FDA Urges the Use of Caution with Implanted Pumps for Intrathecal Administration...

Quality Improvement
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
QRURs and PQRS Feedback Reports: Access Ends December 31 »
U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) final performance period for the Value Modifier and Physician Qualit...
Monday, September 17, 2018
2016 PQRS Experience Report and the 2018 Value Modifier Experience Report Are Now Available »
U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)   2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Reporting...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
CMS Announces Availability of MIPS Performance Feedback and Final Score »
If you submitted 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data through the Quality Payment Program website , yo...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
CMS Hosts MIPS Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Webinar June 12, 2018 »
CMS is hosting a webinar on  Tuesday, June 12   at 1:00 PM ET  to provide information about the Promoting I...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Pain Medicine Invites Instructional Image and Video Submissions »
The journal Pain Medicine is recruiting submissions for a new Teaching Images and Videos section. Submit your interestin...

Research
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Letters of Proposal Now Accepted by NASS »
NASS 2019 Research Funding is available for the following: Research Grants; Young Investigators Grants; Nontraditional Non...
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Earn CME Reviewing a Paper on Treating Patients with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome »
  Study on Spinal Cord Stimulation at Various Frequencies Informs Us of Placebo Response and Sham Eff...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Discuss Two Articles Published in the Fourth Quarter of 2017 in the SIS Online Journal Club »
Share your thoughts and suggestions about the critical reviews of these studies and their potential impact on your practic...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Letters of Proposal Now Accepted by NASS »
NASS 2018 Research Funding is available for the following: Research Grants; Young Investigators Grants; Nontraditional Non...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
February 20 is the Deadline for the 25th Annual Meeting’s Call for Abstracts »
We are now accepting abstracts for poster and podium presentation for the SIS 25th Annual Meeting in San Francisco Jul...

Society News
Friday, February 2, 2018
SIS Secretary David J. Kennedy, MD Named Vanderbilt University Medical Center PM&R Chair »
Dr. David J. Kennedy, clinical associate professor and residency program director in the Division of Physical Medicine a...
Friday, January 12, 2018
Donate Your Items for the SIS Silent Auction »
  Dear SIS Friends, Thank you all for helping to make SIS’s 2017 fundraising efforts a success. In...
Monday, December 18, 2017
What SIS Accomplished on Your Behalf in 2017, and How You Can Shape an Even Greater 2018 »
In 2017 the Spine Intervention Society continued to pursue our shared vision of high-quality, safe, and effective spine ca...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Win With SIS November 16-18 at the ASRA Pain Medicine Meeting in Orlando, Florida »
Attending the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) Pain Medicine Meeting? Bring your non-membe...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
SIS President Maus’ Image-Guided Injection Techniques Help Mayo Land $3 Million Gene Therapy Study »
Mayo Clinic faculty colleagues Andreas Beutler, MD (principal investigator) and Spine Intervention Society (SIS) President...

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