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Wound Care Kit Documentation

By |2022-11-14T15:18:40-05:00November 14, 2022|AMERX Kits & Dressings, Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, Reimbursement and Coding|

AMERX Wound Care Kits Dispensing AMERX Wound Care Kits allows providers to dispense both a primary dressing and a Read More →

Venous Leg Ulcer Diagnosis Coding

By |2022-05-17T16:25:09-04:00May 13, 2022|Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, Reimbursement and Coding|

Venous Leg Ulcer Formation Venous leg ulcers develop as a result of abnormal vein function.  When venous blood is Read More →

Can Non-Physicians Order Surgical Dressings?

By |2022-04-20T16:35:52-04:00April 19, 2022|AMERX Kits & Dressings, Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA|

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

Wound Dehiscence and Surgical Dressings

By |2022-03-18T11:06:14-04:00March 18, 2022|Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, Reimbursement and Coding|

Can Surgical Dressings Be Used For Wound Dehiscence? Yes, you can use surgical dressings for wound dehiscence. For Medicare Read More →

Can We Code For An Unna Boot and Ulcer Debridement at the Same Encounter?

By |2022-02-16T08:44:27-05:00February 11, 2022|Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, Reimbursement and Coding|

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

Considerations in Dispensing Compression Therapy with EXTREMIT-EASE

By |2021-12-10T09:57:25-05:00December 9, 2021|Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, EXTREMIT-EASE Compression Garments & Liners, Reimbursement and Coding|

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

Don’t Use “Unspecified” ICD-10-CM Codes in Wound Care

By |2021-10-26T16:43:55-04:00October 26, 2021|Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, Reimbursement and Coding|

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

Documenting Medical Necessity

By |2021-10-13T18:18:34-04:00September 8, 2021|Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, HELIX3 Bioactive Collagen, Reimbursement and Coding|

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

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