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Thermography (Thermogram)

Effective Date: July 01, 2018
Revised Date: July 31, 2019
Last Reviewed: July 16, 2019

Description

Thermography is a diagnostic test which photographically portrays the surface temperatures of the body based on self-emanating infrared radiation. It is employed as a means of diagnosing underlying pathological processes.

Criteria

Thermography (thermal imaging, temperature gradient study) is considered experimental/investigational and therefore non-covered because the safety and/or effectiveness of this service cannot be established by the available published peer-reviewed literature.

Procedure Codes

93740 93799

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