Implantable Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) has received coverage requests for implantable peripheral nerve stimulation and wants to provide clarification.

At this time, implantable peripheral nerve stimulation is considered experimental/investigational for any indication, therefore is non-covered. Any pre-authorization requests received for this service will be denied.

Additional information regarding implantable peripheral nerve stimulation is outlined in the Electrical Nerve Stimulation medical policy.

If you have additional questions, please contact Provider Education prov.partners@bcbsnd.com.