I was very very very fortunate to have a good policy through my employer. I had Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield with 100% coverage. I only had a $500 deductible for the hospital and the insurance co. paid out almost $200,000 for my hospitalization. Wow...
May 2008 Fusion T4 - S1, Pre-op Curves T45, L70 (age 48). Unsuccessful surgery.
March 18, 2010 (age 50). Revision with L3 Osteotomy, Replacement of hardware T11 - S1 , addition of bilateral pelvic fixation. Correction of sagittal imbalance and kyphosis.
January 24, 2012 (age 52) Revision to repair pseudoarthrosis and 2 broken rods at L3/L4.