CMS Publishes 2017 Final Rule Increasing Outpatient Facility Reimbursement for MIS SI Joint Fusion

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its 2017 Final Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment rule for MIS sacroiliac joint fusion. New payments are effective January 2017.

The final payment rule shows that AMA CPT® code 27279 has been assigned to APC 5116...

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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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