Clinician has contributed data to the CMS Quality Payment Program.
1) Spine IQ is independently collecting patient satisfaction data directly from clinician’s patients.
2) Clinician’s patient satisfaction data is publicly available on the Spine IQ website.
1) Clinician is reporting data to the SpineIQAir clinical data registry.
2) Clinician has summary data from at least two SpineIQAir clinical data registry performance metrics publicly available on the Spine IQ website.
Questions to ask your clinician
Questions to ask your clinician before getting treatment for your back pain:
- What is causing my back pain?
- Is it necessary to take x-rays? Why?
- What are my treatment options?
- What are the potential risks and benefits of the treatment that you are recommending compared to other treatments?
- Is there research showing that the treatments you recommended are helpful for someone like me?
- How many visits do you think it will take for my back pain to resolve?
- Will weight loss help with my back pain?
- Will you work with my primary care provider to make sure that I am getting the best possible overall healthcare?
- What insurance companies pay for your service? Are there services that are not covered? Are there co-pays and deductibles? What will the cost be for each visit?
- What can I do to prevent my back pain from getting worse? Are there things I can do at home?
- Is medicine necessary? Are there alternative treatments?
- How long will I need to take medicine? What are the side effects? Is long-term use harmful?
- Could stress be a factor and, if so, what can I do about it?
- What are the chances that my back pain will result in permanent disability?