Since August 22, the American Medical Association issued billing codes for spine and orthopedic technology.
Figur8's sensor fusion system combining inertial measurement system and surface mechanomyography received a category III CPT code. The system was designed to accurately assess muscle function and health. It's the AMA's first recognition for digital physical examinations as a procedure.
PainTEQ's LinQ sacroiliac joint stabilization system earned an upgraded Category I billing code. The system is used for posterior sacroiliac joint fusion. The upgrade from category III coding affirms its clinical efficacy and makes it easier to secure coverage and reimbursement.