Some providers dispense surgical dressings to patients and submit coding for the dressings to third party payers in exchange for payment.
Blog Posts by Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA
Yes, specialists who are not the admitting / primary physician may submit CPT 99304 in certain situations.
This CPT is often used incorrectly. Fortunately, clarity is provided in the form of a CPT Assistant article published in December, 2002.
Many wound care – related procedures, including some amputations and certain incision and drainage services, carry with them a 10 or 90-day postoperative global period.
Assessing a patient’s nutritional status during the wound healing process is of tremendous importance. Here are some lists for patients.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. For those that treat diabetic foot ulcers, this is a good opportunity to ensure your diabetic foot ulcer coding is accurate.
When a significant and separately identifiable E&M and a procedure are both performed, the documentation of the encounter must clearly reflect two separate services with no overlap in work between the E&M and the procedure.