Originally Posted by Shay2025
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.