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Authors:  AMERX Health CareHolly Burkman  |  Dr. Jeffrey Lehrman

  • 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 →

  • By Published On: December 21, 20211.5 min read

    Very little time and attention is given to the subject of inventory. Neglected inventory causes missed opportunities and poor patient care. Too much inventory Read More →

  • By Published On: December 9, 20211.9 min read

    Providers can dispense the EXTREMIT-EASE® Compression Garment directly to patients. Patients enjoy being given the product they need, rather than trying to fill a Read More →

  • By Published On: November 17, 20211.9 min read

    A new ICD-10 Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) code set took effect on October 1, 2021. There are some changes to codes that may relate to Read More →

  • By Published On: November 9, 20213.3 min read

    We all know that patients use their favorite physician, Dr. Google, to research their condition online. Recently, I had an electrical problem and researched Read More →

  • By Published On: October 26, 20212.1 min read

    Why It Is Wrong The use of an "unspecified" ICD-10-CM code normally indicates that the documentation did not contain the information that was necessary Read More →

  • By Published On: September 8, 20212.2 min read

    Umbrella The presence and documentation of medical necessity is an umbrella requirement that applies to all medical services and supplies when submitting for payment Read More →

  • By Published On: August 20, 20212.7 min read

    Physicians ask me all the time how to start or continue dispensing wound care supplies. They want to start comprehensive care and provide a Read More →

  • By Published On: August 12, 20211.3 min read

    What Is Happening There have been multiple recent incidences of surgical dressing payment denial based on an auditor's finding that four weeks of conservative Read More →

  • By Published On: August 2, 20211.7 min read

    So, you have received a Medicare DME A6010 Audit. First, don't worry. If they are requesting one chart at a time, this is not Read More →