• 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: 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: 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: 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 →

  • 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 →