Back pain procedure OK'd for extra payment

January 2007
Same-Day Surgery;Jan2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p15
Academic Journal
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to approve a pass-through payment that provides additional device payments for the X STOP, a procedure designed to treat lumbar spinal stenosis, when the device is implanted in a hospital outpatient setting.


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