East Coast insurer now covers tibial nerve stimulation for OAB

August 1, 2012

Uroplasty, Inc. has announced that EmblemHealth now covers percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation using the company's Urgent PC Neuromodulation System for the treatment of overactive bladder and associated symptoms.

Uroplasty, Inc. has announced that EmblemHealth now covers percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation using the company’s Urgent PC Neuromodulation System for the treatment of overactive bladder and associated symptoms.

EmblemHealth covers approximately two million lives primarily in New York and New Jersey and includes Group Health Inc. and the Health Plan of New York.

“This expanded private payer coverage increases access for OAB patients to percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation treatments and the opportunity to receive this innovative, minimally invasive, and clinically effective therapy. The additional coverage provides physicians in the Northeast with another treatment option for their OAB patients,” said David Kaysen, president and CEO of Uroplasty.