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Top 7 Challenges with Wound Care Medical Coding

Medical necessity denials traditionally focus on high-dollar MS-DRGs, such as those for hip and knee replacements; other MS-DRGs may also soon become targets. We have identified some of the challenges in Wound Care Medical Coding. Healthcare providers are likely to perform … Continue reading

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Top 5 Outpatient reimbursement questions for Wound Care

Do outpatient reimbursement challenges frustrate you a lot? Medicare reimbursement regulations that are currently impacting wound care practices. Wound care professionals still have to follow the coding, payment, and coverage regulations for submitting claims to traditional Medicare. Below are top … Continue reading

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Wound Care Billing Guidelines 2019

Not only is wound coding and documentation is a daunting task, but also attracts intense inspection from auditors, with severe financial penalties for mistakes. And it’s only gotten more challenging with the new ICD-10 changes. What is included in the … Continue reading

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Tips to Successfully Overcome Documentation Issues for Wound Care Procedures

Wound care physicians are frequently astonished at “How tons of documentation in a patient’s healthcare record can result in a precarious situation?” Documentation issues related to wound care billing procedures are many; however, jotting down the right codes with eligible … Continue reading

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Are Wound care centers maintaining Profits with Medicare Alone?

Many of the present day Wound Care Centers (WCCs) provide patients a specialized level of care using various wound care procedures that are managed by Qualified Healthcare Professionals (QHPs) from different specialty fields like medicine, podiatry, and plastic surgery. However, … Continue reading

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Is market for wound care services big enough for 2 practices in the same city?

As a practicing wound care specialist and having seen the changing trends in wound care, it is no surprise when I read that the global wound care market is expected to reach USD 20.4 Billion by 2021 from USD 17.0 Billion in … Continue reading

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How do Wound care center efficiencies energize growth?

There are developing numbers of wound care centers being opened in the United States. Their emergence signifies the need for more patient centric chronic wound centers that deal with minor to major bodily injuries. A methodical approach to deal with the improvement … Continue reading

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