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American Association of Neurological Surgeons Congress of Neurological Surgeons AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves…
Via email: ExecutiveResponseTeam@aetna.com SUBJECT: Medical Policy Number 0016 “Back Pain—Invasive Procedures” Dear Mr. Kane and Drs. Moffitt and McDonough, On…
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons made significant strides in accomplishing their 2022 legislative…
From AANS, Advocacy News, 2022: The 369 undersigned members of the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research, which includes organizations…
Background Prior authorization is an administrative process requiring physicians to obtain pre-approval for medical treatments or tests before rendering this…
CMS retroactively updated the Professional Liability Insurance Relative Value Units for several Medicare procedures, which will have a positive impact…
Click Download PDF button below to view full chart. Overview of Coverage Policies on Which Neurosurgery Commented: 2017 and 2018
BY ALEX B. VALADKA What if I told you that despite the passage of the Affordable Care Act and all the…
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The Washington State Health Technology Assessment Program (HTA) voted on October 17, 2008 to provide coverage, with conditions, for lumbar…
The November 22/29, 2006 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association publishes the results of SPORT, a multi-million…
In March, 2003, the Spine Section of the AANS/CNS was charged by the leadership of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons…
The practice of neurosurgery continues to evolve at an astonishing rate. Life-long learning is not only desirable but is an…