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SIS Recommends Revisions to BCBS of South Carolina Policy on Third Occipital Nerve RFN

Tuesday, May 15, 2018  

On May 15, 2018, the Spine Intervention Society (SIS) recommended changes to the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina medical coverage policy for surgical and ablative treatments for chronic headaches. 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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