Health Alliance Plan of Michigan to cover Paradigm Spine's lumbar spinal stenosis device — 3 insights

Paradigm Spine announced it reached an agreement with the Health Alliance Plan of Michigan to cover the coflex Interlaminar Stabilization device.

Here's what you should know:

1. Through the agreement, 500,000 Michigan residents will have access to the coflex Interlaminar Stabilization device.

2. Coflex is a nonfusion, motion-preserving, FDA PMA-approved lumbar spinal stenosis treatment.

3. The device can be used in conjunction with decompression or to replace spinal fusion.

Paradigm Spine Chairman and CEO Marc Viscogliosi said in a release, "With over 85 peer review published articles, including landmark five year follow-up studies, medical society guidelines, and now with additional commercial insurance coverage, it is wonderful to be able to expand patient access to the coflex technology."

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