Motus GI's Pure-Vu System can lower repeated colonoscopy procedure cost by up to 82%

Motus GI highlighted data showing its Pure-Vu System lowered repeat colonoscopy cost and colorectal cancer incidence rate because of the system's ability to improve colon prep.

Researchers used a model that assumed an inadequate colon prep rate of 25 percent for the standard group and 5 percent for those who used the Pure-Vu. They used 2017 Medicare reimbursement data as a baseline.

Researchers then conducted a cost-minimization analysis considering the lifetime cost and incidence rate of a colonoscopy performed with the Pure-Vu system against a standard colonoscopy.

For high-risk patients, the Pure-Vu System:

  • Reduced colorectal cancer incidence rate by 36 percent
  • Minimized overall patient costs by up to $3,400 for private payers and up to $1,600 for Medicare beneficiaries
  • Reduced the costs of repeated procedures attributable to inadequate prep by $804 for private payers and $951 for Medicare beneficiaries

The research was presented at Digestive Disease Week, June 2 to June 5 in Washington, D.C.

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