• 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: 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: 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: 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 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 →

  • By Published On: July 9, 20211.6 min read

    Can we dispense surgical dressings to patients who have medical insurance that is not Medicare Part B? Yes! Many non-Medicare third-party payers provide coverage Read More →

  • By Published On: May 7, 20212.2 min read

    When dispensing surgical dressings and submitting a claim for payment, it is important to adhere to compliance guidelines. When dispensing surgical dressings to Medicare Read More →

  • By Published On: March 12, 20212.1 min read

    Primary Versus Secondary Surgical Dressings According to the Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractors (DMEMACs), the definitions of primary and secondary surgical dressings are: Read More →

  • By Published On: February 3, 20211.3 min read

    As a consultant, I often hear excuses as to why doctors are not dispensing wound care supplies in their offices. 1. I Forgot Read More →