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BCBS of Tennessee Updates SIJ Injections Policy to Medically Necessary

Tuesday, June 14, 2016  

SIS member, Dr. Graf Hilgenhurst, informed the Society that BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has updated their draft sacroiliac joint policy to move SI joint injections from investigational to medically necessary when certain appropriateness criteria are met. This change represents several years of advocacy by SIS, SIS members in Tennessee, and other specialty society groups.

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