Dx code L02.512 w/11042?

brightpea

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medicare doesn't consider an abscess to be medically necessary - check your LCD on 11042. it considers 2nd & 3rd degree burn wounds; surgical wounds left open to heal; infected open wounds after trauma/surgery; ulcers; necrosis, etc. hope this helps
 

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medicare doesn't consider an abscess to be medically necessary - check your LCD on 11042. it considers 2nd & 3rd degree burn wounds; surgical wounds left open to heal; infected open wounds after trauma/surgery; ulcers; necrosis, etc. hope this helps

Yes, it does. Thank you very much.
 
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