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  • What is FMLA and How Do You Use It?
    October 6, 2020 | Articles

    The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protects employees from unfair retribution or termination when they or a family member becomes critically ill or injured. Individuals living with chronic pain and back, neck, and spine conditions often don't realize that they have intermittent or continual FMLA rights.

  • Here is an overview of which major health insurance carriers do and don’t cover lumbar artificial disc replacement surgery.

  • Does Medicare Cover Back Surgery?
    August 21, 2020 | Articles

    Medicare covers almost all spine surgery procedures, with few exceptions. Some insurers may require you to consult with a specialist about treatment options before non-emergency surgery however.

  • If you’ve lost your employer-sponsored or other health insurance, you should check out these heath care options, especially if you have a procedure scheduled.

  • Learn how much artificial disc replacement surgery costs and what you need to know about out-of-pocket costs.

  • Doctors in Denial
    January 22, 2020 | Articles

    The ACA guarantees timely insurance appeals and external reviews. What happens when your doctor recommends back surgery but your insurance provider won't pay?

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  
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