ICD-10-CM Guidelines For The Microlife MedGem Indirect Calorimeter

Microlife MedGem indirect calorimeter to measure RMRThe MedGem indirect calorimeter is a clinically-validated and FDA 510K-cleared, class II, medical device for measurement of patient resting metabolic rate (RMR).

Instead of estimating RMR with the Harris-Benedict or Katch-McArdle formula, the MedGem scientifically measures a clients Metabolic Fingerprint, that is unique to them.

Estimation formulas cannot factor in thyroid issues, the effects of medications, etc.

For the best care, the American Dietetics Association recommends using indirect calorimetry to measure RMR for the most accurate assessment of nutritional needs.

If you are making insurance claims on your MedGem indirect calorimetry measurements, the primary CPT Code is 94690 Oxygen uptake, expired gas analysis; rest, indirect (separate procedure).

Here’s a link to a PDF of the ICD-10-CM Guidelines For The Microlife MedGem Indirect Calorimeter.


Offer your clients the best possible results by incorporating the MedGem tools and solutions into your programs.

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Contact me at 1-800-743-3328 to discuss MedGem RMR System Kit pricing options.

Harvey Harris

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