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SIS Suggests Changes to United Healthcare’s Ablative Treatment for Spinal Pain Policy

Thursday, December 6, 2018  
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On December 4, 2018, SIS submitted comments to United Healthcare regarding their coverage policy, "Ablative Treatments for Spinal Pain." The Society recommends coverage of third occipital nerve (C2-3) radiofrequency neurotomy treatment for headache and occipital neuralgia as well as lateral branch radiofrequency neurotomy for sacroiliac joint pain. The SIS comment letter provides a detailed summary of the evidence of effectiveness in appropriately selected patients.

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