In Billing
Apr 15th, 2011
Palmetto GBA has determined thermal capsulorrhaphy not medically necessary due to the lack of clinical evidence to demonstrate improved health outcomes. The Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) announced April 7 that claims submitted for this service will be denied. Also known as thermal coagulation of joints, radiofrequency thermal shrinkage, electrothermal assisted capsulorrhaphy (ETAC) and ...
In Billing
Jul 16th, 2010
Just two weeks after its award of the Part A and Part B Medicare Administrative Contractor (A/B MAC) contract for jurisdiction 11 and home health and hospice MAC for jurisdiction C, Palmetto GBA has received a stop-work order from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Palmetto Receives Stop-Work Order for J11 was last ...