Coverage of Conditions and Treatments (Coverage Decisions)

Use this lookup tool to determine coverage decisions, or if prior authorization is needed for the treatment or condition. Note: For Self-insured employer claims, you must contact the employer or their claims administrator.

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Archived Coverage Decisions.

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Ctrac™ for CTS is a pneumatic splint designed to treat symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Coverage decision

The Ctrac™ for CTS splint is not covered at this time. The Ctrac™ device is not covered due to the absence of published literature showing safety and effectiveness.

The Ctrac™ splint is intended to eliminate the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Inflation of an air bladder within a firm plastic splint worn on the hand is purported to stretch the transverse carpal tunnel ligament (TCL) as well as the flexor retinaculum (FR).

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