Coverage of Conditions and Treatments (Coverage Decisions)
Ctrac™ for CTS is a pneumatic splint designed to treat symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
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).