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 ...