The upcoming changes CMS is proposing on CTPs in regards to the treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Venous Leg Ulcers may have an impact for wound care programs on Medicare coding, coverage, and reimbursement. However, knowing what those changes are and what it means for wound care programs is sometimes unclear. Below is a breakdown of what the proposed changes look like and what to take note on.
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We would like to encourage you to visit the below First Coast LCD & LCA and Novitas LCD & LCA sites to read over the proposed changes, and form your own conclusion on the adjustments and training your program will need to make.
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