DePuy Spine, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, announced that CIGNA, one of the nation's largest health insurers, will now cover artificial disc replacement for single-level degenerative disc disease.
DePuy Spine is the world leader in spine arthroplasty and the manufacturer of the CHARITE® Artificial Disc, the first artificial disc approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2004.
CIGNA, which provides health insurance to about 47 million people, joins Aetna, Kaiser Permanente, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield and dozens of regional insurers, in covering the surgical implantation of the CHARITE Disc for low back pain and disability from degenerative disc disease.

CIGNA Covers CHARITE® Artificial Disc, USA


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