On Thursday, October 29, Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) covering the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Indiana and Michigan, announced they will update their Local Coverage Determinations (LCD) to include “percutaneous minimally invasive fusion of the sacroiliac (SI) joint for the treatment of back pain” effective December 17, 2015. This coverage decision, based on expanded clinical evidence and professional medical society guideline recommendations, concludes that minimally invasive SI joint fusion is medically necessary for Medicare patients who satisfy WPS’s criteria for coverage. To read more, click here.
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We hope to see you at SMISS 2015 in Las Vegas!
Stop by booth 208 to say hello and find the latest information on SImmetry technology, reimbursement and the growing acceptance of true SI joint arthrodesis.
Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Meeting | Nov 5-7 | Las Vegas
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