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SIS Recommends Changes to UHC’s Medical Coverage Policy on Ablative Treatments for Spinal Pain

Tuesday, May 9, 2017  
The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) recently recommended changes to the United Healthcare medical coverage policy on ablative treatments for spinal pain. The letter recommends coverage of third occipital nerve (C2-3) radiofrequency neurotomy treatment for headache and occipital neuralgia, and provides a detailed summary of the evidence of effectiveness in appropriately selected patients.

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