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Lumbar Fusion Surgery Rules Released

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 173 | 0 | 0 min read

Workforce Safety & Insurance has discontinued the requirement for a provider to submit the Pain Questionnaire and Surgery Expectation Questionnaire forms as part of the prior authorization process for elective lumbar fusion. WSI initially developed the questionnaires as adjuncts to the Lumbar Fusion Surgery Guidelines. The questionnaires were previously located under the Medical Treatment section of the WSI website but will no longer be available. Also effective Nov. 1, WSI requires documentation of a negative cotinine level at both six weeks and one week prior to an elective cervic...

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