Carolyn Neumann, BME, CPC, Senior Manager, Coding & Coverage Access at Specialty Healthcare Advisers has seen preauthorizations for spine surgery become more rigorous over the past year.
Minimally invasive spine surgery today offers several potential benefits, but there are still risks involved. Surgeons from around the country discuss benefits, drawbacks and where they stand in the MIS debate.
The American Joint Replacement Registry has named new board members, according to an AAOS Now report.
A study published in Spine examines incidence of resorption after anterior lumbar interbody fusion.
Spinal biologics have immense potential for the future of healing. Surgeons and scientists are working together to build upon the developed over the past decade and advance treatment for patients in the future.
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a statement supporting the progress toward repealing and replacing the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate formula.
A study published in the March 2014 edition of Spine examines protocol for cervical spine clearance in level 1 trauma centers.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 11 spine-related device clearances in February.
The American Medical Association's CPT Editorial Panel voted to establish a Category I CPT Code for minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion.
An article published in Spine examines the three-year outcomes for patients who underwent microendoscopic posterior decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis.