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TranS1 Inc. (Nasdaq: TSON) announced today that the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has approved and released the valuation of the Category I Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) code 22586 for pre-sacral interbody single level spinal fusion at L5-S1 to be effective January 1, 2013.

CPT code 22586, which applies to the Company's AxiaLIF 1L+ device, is a bundled lumbar arthrodesis procedure that includes bone graft, posterior instrumentation, and fixation which has been assigned a work RVU of 28.12 for calendar year 2013.

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