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Lumbar fusion (arthrodesis)

Authorization requirements


Is authorization required?

How do I get pre-authorization?

Yes

L&I (State fund):
Utilization Review provided by Qualis

Self-insured:
Contact the employer

Related information on coverage and treatment

  • Medical treatment guidelines:
    Please note that the following two guidelines are different. The first one will expire on March 6, 2016. The second one, effective March 7, 2016, is a revised version based on the above coverage decision.

Regulatory authority and related information

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