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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

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Verify Exact OASIS® Matrix Product Used Before Billing Supply Code

Question: Our podiatrist documented an 8.5 cm excision (56.75 sq. cm), and but a 40 sq. cm OASIS® Matrix for treating a foot ulcer of Medicare diabetic patient. How should I code this procedure? Alabama Subscriber Answer: For the skin substitute graft, you should report as 15275 (Application of skin substitute graft to face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, [...]