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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 →

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 →

Inappropriate Payment Denials

By |2021-08-12T08:55:02-04:00August 12, 2021|Dr. Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA, Reimbursement and Coding|

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

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