Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC

Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPCDr. Lehrman is in private practice in Fort Collins, CO and operates Lehrman Consulting, LLC. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, and is recognized as a “Master” by the American Professional Wound Care Association. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management and an Expert Panelist on Codingline. In his role as a Consultant to the APMA Health Policy and Practice Department, Dr. Lehrman serves as an advisor to the APMA Coding Committee and the APMA MACRA Task Force. Dr. Lehrman sits on the board of directors of both the American Professional Wound Care Association and the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons. He is also on the editorial advisory board of the journal WOUNDS.


  • 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 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: 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 →

  • 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: 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 →