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SIS Suggests Changes to UnitedHealthcare Ablative Treatment for Spinal Pain Policy

Tuesday, July 3, 2018  
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On June 29, 2018, SIS again addressed UnitedHealthcare’s coverage policy on Ablative Treatment for Spinal Pain. The Society’s comments support coverage for lateral branch radiofrequency neurotomy of the sacroiliac joint. Click here to read the SIS comment letter.

SIS previously submitted comments on this policy in May 2017, recommending coverage of third occipital nerve (C2-3) radiofrequency neurotomy treatment for headache and occipital neuralgia.


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