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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

Wound Infection:
Master Pressure Ulcer Culture and Dx Coding

Don’t miss tips on site and stage. When a clinician suspects an infection in a decubitus ulcer, he may send a specimen to your lab to identify any possible infecting organism. Read on for expert tips on how to choose the right CPT® and ICD-10-CM codes for specimens from a pressure ulcer (also called a bedsore or decubitus ulcer). Zero [...]