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Editorial Correspondence

Today's Wound Clinic
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November 2019

Volume 13 Issue 11
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Dick Clarke |
This author takes a look at a law governing hyperbaric access in North Carolina and its implications for wound clinics. On Oct. 1, a bill entitled the “North Carolina Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
This author shares a story of a pressure ulcer that occurred during an unrelated surgery and theorizes that some pressure ulcers are due to angiosomal ischemia and not localized pressure. You can’t get the right prevention in place if you have the…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
A new Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for debridement does not include diabetic foot ulcers in the list of conditions for which debridement is covered. However, the real omission may be “the wounds with no name.” Wisconsin Physicians Service…
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS
Information regarding coding, coverage, and payment is provided as a service to our readers. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. However, HMP and the author do not represent, guarantee, or warranty that coding, coverage, and payment…
Donna J. Cartwright, MPA, RHIA, CCS, RAC, FAHIMA |
The implementation of the new International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision for Mortality and Morbidity Statistics (ICD-11-MMS) system is coming in the next few years. This author provides a guide to conversion to the new system, which will…
Caroline E. Fife, MD, FAAFP, CWS, FUHM |
In the last two years, the Quality Payment Program (QPP) has changed the way wound clinicians practice. This author assesses the status of the QPP, specifically how the program can help improve the quality of patient care and patient outcomes by…
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