New reimbursement codes for spine procedure: 3 things to know

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | January 09, 2019 | Print  | Email

CMS issued new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System codes for Relievant Medsystems' Intracept Procedure, effective Jan. 1.

Three things to know.

1. The new codes, C9752 and C9753, are assigned to Ambulatory Payment Classification 5115 with a 2019 hospital outpatient payment rate of approximately $10,700.

2. Surgeons can also use the codes in the ambulatory surgery center setting.

3. Relievant Medsystems launched the Intracept Procedure in the U.S. in 2018. The minimally invasive surgery is designed to treat chronic lower back pain.

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