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Orthopaedic spinal procedures

The procedures below do not meet the standards of evidence for us to routinely fund them for our members. These guidelines include summaries of suggested alternatives and how funding decisions are made.

Procedure summaries

Epidural nerve root block injections

Facet joint injections

Medical branch block

Radiofrequency denervation

Spinal fusion

Spinal decompression

Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty


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All information accurate as of February 2023