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Authors:  AMERX Health CareHolly Burkman  |  Dr. Jeffrey Lehrman

  • By Published On: June 23, 20221.7 min read

    “No way am I doing wound care in my office, I just refer that out. I am going to lose my shirt if I Read More →

  • By Published On: June 10, 20221.9 min read

    Is it appropriate to submit an evaluation and management (E&M) service when a patient presents with a healed ulcer? It depends. Probably, but it Read More →

  • By Published On: May 13, 20222.3 min read

    Venous Leg Ulcer Formation Venous leg ulcers develop as a result of abnormal vein function.  When venous blood is not returned to the heart Read More →

  • By Published On: April 19, 20221.4 min read

    Can Non-Physicians Order Surgical Dressings? In many cases, the answer is “Yes!” When surgical dressings are dispensed to a patient, a Standard Written Order (SWO) Read More →

  • By Published On: March 28, 20221.2 min read

    Billing wound care supplies and debridement together can be tricky. It is essential that medical practices follow the following guidelines: 1. Billing Wound Read More →

  • By Published On: March 18, 20222.5 min read

    Can Surgical Dressings Be Used For Wound Dehiscence? Yes, you can use surgical dressings for wound dehiscence. For Medicare beneficiaries, there is no time Read More →

  • By Published On: March 2, 20222.5 min read

    If you're a physician, there are many reasons why you should start a wound care practice. Not only is this an in-demand field, but Read More →

  • By Published On: February 23, 20223 min read

    Medical practices are often faced with the difficult task of managing their stock levels. It can be tricky to ensure that you have enough Read More →

  • By Published On: February 11, 20222 min read

    No. The reference for this is in the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI).1,2 The Guidance Chapter IV, Section G.2 of the NCCI Policy Read More →

  • By Published On: January 12, 20221.9 min read

    There are several CPT® code changes that took effect on January 1, 2022, that are pertinent to wound care providers. Some of these changes Read More →