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Pain Management –

As an important part of Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) …. to
proceed to therapeutic facet blocks and/or radiofrequency denervation treatments

Percutaneous Interventions for Cervical Spine Pain –

Mar 15, 2015 … Facet joint radiofrequency neurotomy is recommended for coverage (weak …..
Medicare coverage guidance is detailed in Appendix E.

(herc) coverage guidance: low back pain … –

Nov 8, 2016 … recommended for coverage for the treatment of low back pain ….. injection plus
sham neurotomy to medial branch radiofrequency neurotomy plus local
anesthetic ….. In this trial, 302 Medicare patients over the age of 65 with …

Guideline for Percutaneous Interventions for Low Back … –

See for current
coverage guidance … radiofrequency denervation, intradiscal electrothermal
therapy, percutaneous intradiscal ….. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. 9.

prioritization of health services – State of Oregon

recommendations of 37 coverage guidances developed by the HERC, which
involve a more in-depth ….. Facet joint radiofrequency neurotomy. Not added to

HERC Coverage Guidance: Low Back Pain … – State of Oregon

HERC Coverage Guidance: Low Back Pain – Corticosteroid Injections.
Disposition of Public ….. radiofrequency denervation) are beyond the scope of
this coverage ….. payers, Medicare, and the Washington Medicaid system. All of
these other …

HERC Materials 8-14-2014.pdf – State of Oregon

Aug 14, 2014 … which is the study that informed the coverage guidance o Two potentially ….
Medicare pays. $44 per DXA screening. …… Facet joint radiofrequency
neurotomy is recommended for coverage (weak recommendation) only when …

Health Evidence Review Commission – State of Oregon

Mar 12, 2015 … Coverage Guidance Topic: Ablation for Atrial Fibrilation (AF) ….. There is limited
evidence of benefit of radio frequency (RF) neurotomy in patients with ….. HTAS
also looked at other guidelines, including WA HTA and Medicare.

Pain Intervention Guidelines – WorkCover Queensland

Conditions detailed in the explanatory notes of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (
MBS) also …. covered if approved. …. Radiofrequency Neurotomy (RFN) levels.

Kevin E. Vorenkamp, MD – Washington State Health Care Authority

Mar 18, 2016 … for sacroiliac joint radiofrequency ablation: Pro-Con. American ….. Medicare: No
national coverage decision on spinal injections. ▫ Noridian …