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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

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Factor Pressure Ulcer Stage Into Coding Determination

Question: I am looking for the code(s) to report for the debridement of an infected stage IV decubitus ulcer of the left heel. The wound size is 32 square centimeters. Kansas Subscriber Answer: A decubitus ulcer, also known as a pressure ulcer, is an open wound of the skin that’s the result of prolonged pressure to a localized site. In [...]