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  • When Aetna became the first health care insurance provider to offer its network positive coverage for Johnson & Johnson’s Charité artificial...

  • Can Medicare Cover My Back Brace?
    February 26, 2019 | Articles

    For patients covered by Medicare, back braces could be covered by insurance. If your health care professional prescribed your back brace to be medically necessary, and you’re enrolled in Medicare Part B, your back brace should be covered by Medicare.

  • The Future of Regenerative Medicine
    December 14, 2018 | Articles

    Regenerative medicine describes medical practices focusing on amplifying the body’s natural healing processes to help regenerate unhealthy tissues and organs. For those with back and spine conditions, like degenerative disc disease and facet joint disorders, these treatments could be life changing.

  • Can you sue your health insurance company if they refuse to cover lumbar total disc replacement despite your doctor's recommendation?

  • A whole host of treatments are available for anxiety — from cognitive behavioral therapy to mindfulness. But when it comes to panic attacks, the makers of the bcalm inhaler say that many episodes are triggered not by psychological issues but rather a physiological one: sensitivity to high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2).

  • Your health insurance policy covers treatment of illnesses, injuries and health conditions. When it comes to surgery, your health insurance provider may or may not cover artificial disc replacement surgery or may place certain restrictions and requirements on the procedure that need to be met before they approve.

  • When your doctor determines that artificial disc replacement surgery is the next course of action in your treatment plan, the next hurdle is your insurance. What happens when your health insurance carrier won't pay for your artificial disc replacement surgery? You and your doctor may have to file an appeal.

  • While many health insurance carriers still deny coverage for artificial disc replacement surgery, the inclusion list is growing, which is encouraging and is tipping in favor of more carriers covering than not.

  • The Social Security Administration (SSA) receives more disability applications for back problems than any other physical illness or injury. However, Disability offices do not hand out these allowances eagerly for such back pain conditions and the process can also be long, extremely discouraging and sometimes crippling. Here's what you need to know.

  • Having spinal stenosis tightens your spine, places pressure on the cord and nerves causing you intense amounts of back pain. If you received this particular diagnosis, you may be interested in how a clinical trial works for this spine disorder.

  
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