The Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality issued a notice requesting comments on spinal fusions for patients with degenerative disc or joint disease. In the letter, Dr. Lorio encourages spine surgeons to send a letter of support, article, case experience or testimonial to the AHRQ.
The deadline for response is Tuesday, Feb. 21.
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ISASS Urges Members to Support Reimbursement for Spinal FusionsWritten by Laura Miller | February 10, 2012
Chair of the Coding and Reimbursement Task Force for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery Morgan Lorio, MD, released a letter urging ISASS members to support action regarding reimbursement for lumbar fusions.
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