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Table 2 Utilization of facet joint interventions by place of service.

From: Explosive growth of facet joint interventions in the medicare population in the United States: a comparative evaluation of 1997, 2002, and 2006 data

CPT 2002 2006 Change from 2002
  Place of Service Place of Service Place of Service
  ASC HOPD Office Total ASC HOPD Office Total ASC HOPD Office Total
Cervical/Thoracic (C/T)
64470 6,100 10,220 26,320 42,640 18,520 17,300 89,300 125,120 204% 69% 239% 193%
64472 10,380 19,380 34,360 64,120 34,340 32,300 145,400 212,040 231% 67% 323% 231%
64470-72 16,480 29,600 60,680 106,760 52,860 49,600 234,700 337,160 221% 68% 287% 216%
Rate 41 73 150 264 122 114 542 778 200% 57% 261% 195%
64626 1,020 2,280 1,400 4,700 4,700 3,580 5,340 13,620 361% 57% 281% 190%
64627 2,120 4,160 3,760 10,040 10,360 8,180 12,800 31,340 389% 97% 240% 212%
64626-27 3,140 6,440 5,160 14,740 15,060 11,760 18,140 44,960 380% 83% 252% 205%
Rate 8 16 13 36 35 27 42 104 348% 71% 229% 185%
C/T Total 19,620 36,040 65,840 121,500 67,920 61,360 252,840 382,120 246% 70% 284% 215%
Rate 48 89 163 300 157 142 583 882 224% 59% 259% 194%
Lumbar/Sacral (L/S)
64475 26,120 60,340 69,960 156,420 67,580 84,420 214,160 366,160 159% 40% 206% 134%
64476 47,300 101,560 93,680 242,540 114,400 143,040 375,980 633,420 142% 41% 301% 161%
64475-76 73,420 161,900 163,640 398,960 181,980 227,460 590,140 999,580 148% 40% 261% 151%
Rate 181 400 404 985 420 525 1,362 2,306 132% 31% 237% 134%
64622 5,420 13,360 6,660 25,440 20,400 22,880 37,780 81,060 276% 71% 467% 219%
64623 12,660 31,660 17,540 61,860 47,940 51,840 125,640 225,420 279% 64% 616% 264%
64622-23 18,080 45,020 24,200 87,300 68,340 74,720 163,420 306,480 278% 66% 575% 251%
Rate 45 111 60 216 158 172 377 707 253% 55% 531% 228%
L/S Total 91500 206,920 187,840 486,260 250,320 302,180 753,560 1,306,060 174% 46% 301% 169%
Rate 226 511 464 1,201 578 697 1,739 3,014 156 36% 275% 151%
Grand Total
Services 111,120 242,960 253,680 607,760 318,240 363,540 1,006,400 1,688,180 186% 50% 297% 178%
Rate 274 600 626 1,501 734 839 2,322 3,895 168% 40% 271% 160%
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