CMS Increases Medicare Physician Payment for Minimally Invasive SI Joint Fusion

In the U.S., the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has increased the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for CPT® Code 27279, Arthrodesis Sacroiliac Joint, under which minimally invasive sacroiliac (SI) joint fusion procedures are reported.

Effective in 2020, Work Relative Value Units associated with the code will increase by 27%, from...

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Julie Vetalice is ORTHOWORLD's Editorial Assistant. She has covered the orthopedic industry for over 20 years, having joined the company in 1999.

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