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SIS Addresses Amerigroup Policy on Headache and Occipital Neuralgia Coverage

Friday, March 24, 2017  

The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) issued comments to Amerigroup Corp. on March 22, 2017 about the payer’s coverage exclusions of third occipital nerve (C2-3) denervation and radiofrequency neurotomy (RF) treatments for headache and occipital neuralgia. SIS recommends access to these procedures for Amerigroup’s millions of U.S. members.

Read the SIS comment letter for a summary of evidence from the literature and an explanation for the recommendation.


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