Biomet Spine & Bone Healing Technologies

Private Health Insurance Coverage

Major health insurance plans vary; however, most plans consider the SpF® Implantable Spine Fusion Stimulators MEDICALLY NECESSARY for spinal fusion surgery in individuals at high risk for pseudoarthrosis, including, but not limited to those with ONE OR MORE of the following risk factors for fusion failure:
  • One (1) or more previously failed spinal fusion(s); OR
  • Fusion to be performed at two (2) or more levels; OR
  • Grade II or Grade III or worse spondylolisthesis; OR
  • Current smoker or even history of tobacco use; OR
  • Diabetes; OR
  • Obesity; OR
  • Alcohol use
SpF® Implantable Spine Fusion Stimulators are often covered by the following providers (when at least two or more of the risk factors listed above are present):

Aetna GroupHealth Regence
Anthem HealthPartners United Healthcare/Oxford
BlueCross BlueShield Medica UPMC Health
Cigna Mountain State Medical WellChoice
Fallon Community
Health Plan
Presbyterian Wellmark
And many others!


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