Why Should Insurance Cover AVBT

Position Statement on Payor Coverage for Anterior Fusionless Scoliosis Technologies for Immature Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis

This is a combined statement from the Scoliosis Research Society and the Pediatric Society of North America in support of coverage for vertebral body tethering in immature patients. Please feel free to use this document in your interactions with insurance carriers for patients in whom you think will benefit from vertebral tethering. This document is not meant to be a comprehensive review of the literature nor is it meant to be a guide for treatment.

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