Leading Commercial Third-Party Payer in Utah and Idaho Significantly Expands Patient Access to Centinel Spine’s prodisc® L for Single- and Dual-Level Lumbar Disc Replacement

– A major Commercial Third Party Payer in Utah and Idahorepresenting 837,000 lives covered, established positive coverage for one- and two-level lumbar total disc replacement (TDR) procedures, which includes prodisc® L.

Many commercial third-party payers have recently adopted positive coverage policies for the lumbar TDR, increasing the covered lifetime in United States from less than 50% in 2017 to more than 85% today.

Centinel Spine continues to advance the preservation of lumbar motion, with recent FDA bi-level approval and the launch of Angled Anatomic Endplate implants.

centineal spine proDisc L is the only total disc replacement system in the United States approved for bilevel use in the lumbar spine.

WEST CHESTER, Pa., April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Centinel Spine®, LLC, a leading global medical device company treating cervical and lumbar spine disease through anterior surgical access, today announced a significant expansion coverage of total lumbar disc replacement (TDR) procedures in Utah and Idaho. This policy expansion announced by a major commercial third-party payer represents 837,000 lives covered in both states and includes a positive coverage recommendation for single- and dual-level lumbar TDR. The policy specifically refers to coverage with Centinel Spine prodisk® L system, the only total disc replacement system in the United States approved for bilevel use in the lumbar spine.

The commercial third-party payer, the most important operating in Utah and the third largest operating in Idaho, previously had no coverage policy for single or dual stage lumbar disc replacement. New positive coverage policy opens access to patients with symptomatic degenerative disc disease (DDD), who can benefit from total disc replacement using prodisk L.

CEO of Centinel Spine, Steve Murraysaid, “This recent announcement of expanded disc replacement coverage benefits patients of Utah and Idaho, giving them access to a wider range of life-changing treatment options. We are encouraged that commercial payers continue to recognize the extensive existing clinical evidence and ongoing long-term outcome publications that demonstrate that single and dual level total lumbar disc arthroplasty is a safe and effective procedure. for a large group of patients. The professionaldisk L grew nearly 50% in the US in 2021 as we see increased demand from surgeons and patients. »

Centinel Spine continues to innovate in the total disc replacement market, with several recent prosL-disk system accomplishments including FDA approval of bi-level lumbar indications, launch of new angled anatomical endplates designed to assist with pelvic balance, a 2021 Orthopedics this week Spine Technology Award and the continued advancement of clinical evidence supported by a recent long-term safety and efficacy study presented at the Best Paper session at the North American Spine Society (NASS) 36and Annual meeting at September 2021.

About Centinel Spine, LLC

centineal spine®, LLC is one of the world’s leading medical device companies treating diseases of the cervical and lumbar spine through anterior surgical access. The company offers a continuum of trusted, branded, motion preserving and fusion solutions backed by more than 30 years of clinical success, providing the world’s most robust and clinically proven technology platforms for total replacement of the disc (prodisk®) and integrated interbody fusion (STALIF®).

Centinel Spine continues to advance its pioneering culture and corporate mission to become a catalyst for change in the spine industry and change the way spine surgery is viewed. Centinel Spine remains the only company to offer comprehensive motion preservation and fusion solutions for cervical and lumbar anterior spine reconstruction.

For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.CentinelSpine.com or contact:

Varun Gandhi
Financial director
900 Airport Road Office 3B
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380
Phone: 484-887-8871
E-mail: [email protected]

SOURCE Centinel Spine, LLC

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