General Spine Surgery project information

Last updated: 2023-06-15 08:32

Project name

Mandatory registration of Spine Surgery

Project abbreviation

Spine Surgery

Project code


Primary organization that oversees implementation of project

  • National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (RIZIV-INAMI)

Partner organization participating in project

  • Spine Society of Belgium

Organization that commissioned this project

  • National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (RIZIV-INAMI)

Organization providing monetary or material support

  • National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (RIZIV-INAMI)

Brief project description

  • This project is set up in light of the change of the nomenclature concerning the surgery of the vertebral column. This modification will couple the reimbursement of spinal surgery to the obligatory registration of data. Therefore a new registry, which is linked to the nomenclature, has been created where all surgical procedures of the vertebral column need to be registered for all hospitals.

Regulatory framework of this project

Consult the regulatory framework information published on the pages.

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