CPT CODE 94690 - Oxygen uptake, expired gas analysis; rest, indirect In the United States, Medicare and most private insurance companies will reimburse for the MedGem procedure (i.e. CPT: 94690) if medically necessary*. The reimbursement range for Medicare and private payers is between $50 to $100.
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Provides a guideline-based 1 and patient-centered assessment to your overweight patients with an accurate and reliable measurement of oxygen consumption ( VO2 ) to determine resting metabolic rate (RMR).
Resting Metabolic Rate
The Next Vital Sign for evaluating and treating
in primary care.
Solutions for Physicians
Accurate - The MedGem has been validated against the “gold standard” Douglas Bag and other commonly used metabolic carts.
Simple - To perform a measurement, your patient simply breathes into the MedGem, which measures their resting oxygen consumption to determine RMR. The results are clearly displayed on the MedGem’s LCD screen.
Convenient - The MedGem is portable, self-calibrates, and easy to administer with existing allied clinical staff. The total measurement time is approximately 7-8 minutes and can easily be performed in the morning, afternoon, or evening.
Affordable - The MedGem is available in two different packages to meet your clinic volume to ensure your practice has the right device to meet your budget needs.
Reimbursable - In the US, Medicare and most private insurance companies will reimburse for the MedGem procedure(i.e. CPT: 94690) if medically necessary*. The reimbursement range for Medicare and private payers is between $50 to $100.
Medgem Personalized Report
Analyzer software individualizes caloric needs based on Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), occupational activity, sleep schedule and exercise.
- Provides patient with an educational report that thoroughly explains energy balance.
- Empowers your patients to succeed!
NORMAL, HIGH, or LOW?
Report compares RMR to normal ranges and determines if patients RMR is normal, high or low.
Now determines Percent Body Fat, therefore, no need to use other Body Fat Analyzers.
- Determined to be within 2% of DEXA.
- Body fat is only validated for individuals that have a BMI of 27 or greater
Analyzer software individualizes Macro and Micro Nutrient needs for pediatrics to adults..
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