When it comes to CPT® coding, wound repair is typically classified as simple, intermediate, or complex.
Blog Posts About Wound Care in the Clinic
When documenting and coding skin changes that result from prolonged pressure, it is important to differentiate between a pressure “ulcer” and a pressure “injury.”
Some providers dispense surgical dressings to patients and submit coding for the dressings to third party payers in exchange for payment.
Wound care terminology & diagnosis codes haven’t changed since 1991, but wound care technology definitely has.
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.
Great opportunities to advance wound care knowledge, this week in Philadelphia!
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Benchmarking allows you to visualize whether you might raise a red flag with an auditor, since we know they have been auditing debridement services.
Assessing a patient’s nutritional status during the wound healing process is of tremendous importance. Here are some lists for patients.
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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.
Severe pressure injuries continue to occur at a predictable rate, particularly among critical care patients. There’s a reason.
Let’s take a look at the ways in which proper nutrition can be an invaluable part of the wound healing process.
It’s finally possible to have the tools you need for outpatient wound management seamlessly integrated into the hospital EHR.
Proper documentation for surgical debridement is going to take a lot of engagement with your EHR vendor.