Insurance Companies Drop Payments for Morcellation

In a press release on September 18th, Capital BlueCross announced it will no longer pay for laparoscopic hysterectomy morcellation procedures.

“The safety and long-term health of our customers is vitally important to Capital BlueCross,” Dr. Jennifer Chambers, senior vice president and chief medical officer, said in the statement. “As a leading health insurer, we are counted on to help safeguard the health of those entrusted to us, which is why we are no longer providing coverage for procedures involving a Power Morcellator.”
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