As of 06/01/2021, MVP will be changing Robotic and Computer Assisted Surgery from
medical policy to a payment policy.
MVP will no longer review Robotic and Computer Assisted Surgery as experimental/investigational.
MVP will not provide additional reimbursement based upon the type of instruments, techniques, or approach used in the surgical procedure.
MVP does not provide additional professional or technical reimbursement for use of robotic or
computer assisted instrumentation.
According to MVP reimbursement policy:
MVP provides coverage for surgical procedures that are medically necessary and meet the criteria of the policy. The use of specific surgical techniques, instrumentation, and surgical approach is left to the discretion of the surgeon.
The following codes will be included in the reimbursement of the primary procedure: