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Orthopedic Procedures, Devices and Therapies

These are the AT&T CarePlus covered procedures and services effective January 1, 2023. Prior approval is required, please contact CarePlus customer care at 1-877-261-3340.

Activated Collagen Scaffold
A collagen based bioinductive implant, about the size of a postage stamp, delivered arthroscopically through a small incision at the site of rotator cuff tendon injury.

Comprehensive Treatment of Mandibular Disorders 

  • Partial or Total Joint Replacement Surgery
  • EMG Biofeedback
  • Low-load Prolonged-duration Stretch (LLPD) Devices (e.g., Dynasplint®)
  • Passive Rehabilitation Therapy (PRS) devices (e.g., TheraBite®)

DEKA Prosthetic Arm System 
For patients with upper limb amputation.

Extendable Endoprostheses 
For reconstruction of pediatric long bone skeletal defects (e.g. RepiphysisTM).

Hand Transplant
To replace all or part of a person’s hand.

IlluminOss System
Bone stabilization system to treat and reduce risk of pathologic fractures in long bones due to metastatic bone disease.

Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) 
For chronic discogenic back pain.

Reciprocating Gait Orthoses 
(ReWalk and eLegs Systems)
For mobility after spinal cord injury.

A small implanted device reported to assist in the maintenance of relief from chronic low back.

Sacroiliac Joint Fusion (SJF) 
For treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction that is a direct result of joint disruption and degenerative sacroiliitis resulting in chronic low back pain.

Sodium Hyaluronate Injections 
For osteoarthritis of the shoulder.

Vertebral Arthroplasty 
Using prosthetic intervertebral discs:

  • Cervical
  • Lumbar