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    Default Debridement bundling

    Are unna boot applications bundled with debridements (11042-11047) and (97597-98)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shay2025 View Post
    Are unna boot applications bundled with debridements (11042-11047) and (97597-98)?
    It is bundled per CCI.

    From GA medicare LCD:

    9.Unna Boot (CPT 29580)

    A.(Strapping, Unna Boot) This code is to be used for fractures, dislocations, and other significant pathology requiring immobilization as part of the treatment plan. Although an Unna boot is frequently used to help with reduction of lower extremity edema, it is considered a part of the dressing and should not be billed separately in wound debridement.

    B.An Unna boot, as well as other dressings such as Kling, Profore, etc., may be used as a dressing as an adjunct to wound debridement and will be covered as a supply; however should not be billed with CPT 29580.

    C.The method of application (primary or secondary dressing) will be left to the discretion of the provider.

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    Where can I find CCI edits for Michigan?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shay2025 View Post
    Where can I find CCI edits for Michigan?
    CCI edits are for everyone, they are not by state. Here is the link:
    https://www.cms.gov/nationalcorrectc...cciep/list.asp

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    .... i clicked the link you provided for me .... I downloaded both zips... however i cant seem to interpret how to read them.... any tips you can provide? thx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shay2025 View Post
    .... i clicked the link you provided for me .... I downloaded both zips... however i cant seem to interpret how to read them.... any tips you can provide? thx
    Sorry, that page had only instructions. Please download appropriate zip file from here:
    https://www.cms.gov/MedicaidNCCICodi...ndMUEEdits.asp
    there is an Excel that will help you.

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