Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts covers electrical stimulation of the spine devices as described in medical policy 498: Electrical Stimulation of the Spine as an Adjunct to Spinal Fusion Procedures. As previously announced, we're updating this medical policy, effective November 14, 2022, to further clarify which diagnoses we cover for these services.
|Policy change summary||Effective date||Products affected||Provider actions required|
Diagnoses codes list added. New diagnoses-to-CPT codes edit implemented. Policy criteria unchanged.
|November 14, 2022||Commercial||No action required.|
As a reminder, the medical policy describes conditions that must be met for the device to be covered for our commercial members.