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Wound vac

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    not sure how to code a wound vac change.

    samy

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    Look under wound: negative pressure. I don't know the codes off hand and you'll need to know the size of the wound.

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    For the dx code look under V52.x-V53.x for fitting and adjustment of device codes.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    To code a wound vac change


    less then 50cmsquared is 97605 and
    more then 50 cmsquared is 97606

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    Depending on what state you are in, these are often not paid for by Medicare.

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    thanks everyone!

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