Working with your insurer


Total Disc Replacement devices like ProDisc may be considered investigational by your insurance provider. While reimbursement coverage for TDR continues to increase, not all insurance companies cover TDR procedures. Synthes Spine offers Patient Assistance Line (PAL) to qualified ProDisc patients to help them to get insurance coverage for this surgery.

Click here to learn if your insurance company covers TDR surgery.

If you are not covered by your insurance provider, the ProDisc PAL (Patient Assistance Line) is available to help you gain coverage for a ProDisc procedure. The ProDisc PAL is a reimbursement support service that assists YOU, the patient. Your PAL is dedicated to assisting YOU and working together with your surgeon, medical office, and insurance provider.

Refer to the resources on the right to learn more about the reimbursement service offered by Synthes Spine.

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Important Patient Information:

The resources provided on this site are for informational purposes only. This website is not a replacement for professional medical advice. You should discuss both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options with your doctor. Only your doctor is qualified to diagnose and treat your condition.

Problems can occur when you have spine surgery, including surgery with ProDisc implants. There is a risk that the surgery may not make you feel better or may cause you to feel worse. If this happens, you may need another surgery to help you feel better. View the specific problems that can occur during or after ProDisc-L or ProDisc-C surgery.


Reimbursement is dynamic. Coding, coverage and payment are subject to change. Synthes cannot guarantee reimbursement for any procedure associated with the use of its products. Providers should contact their specific payers if they have questions regarding coding, coverage or payment.



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