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Section: Webinars Category: Wound Care

Document & Report the Medical Necessity & Use of Placental & Dermal Tissues for Management of Lower Extremity Chronic Wounds

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed Kathleen Schaum,

James McGuire, DPM discusses the clinical value of using placental and dermal cellular and/or tissue-based products (CTPs) for skin wounds in physician offices or hospital owned outpatient wound/ulcer management provider-based departments (PBDs) for management of chronic lower extremity wounds. He also discusses the unique role of placental tissues, reticular dermal tissue, and processing techniques in chronic wound closure, the importance of conducting insurance benefit verification prior to application of CTPs, appropriate coding for the application of CTPs and review common coding errors to avoid, as well as the documentation necessary to support the application of CTPs and to educate payers.

Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand the clinical value of using placental and dermal cellular and/or tissue-based products (CTPs) for skin wounds in physician offices or hospital owned outpatient wound/ulcer management provider-based departments (PBDs) for management of chronic l
  2. Understand the unique role of placental tissues, reticular dermal tissue, and processing techniques in chronic wound closure
  3. Discuss the importance of conducting insurance benefit verification prior to application of CTPs
  4. Describe appropriate coding for the application of CTPs and review common coding errors to avoid
  5. Review the documentation necessary to support the application of CTPs and to educate payers
  • Author
  • James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

    Director
    Leonard Abrams Center for Advanced Wound Healing
    Clinical Professor
    Department of Podiatric Medicine and Orthopedics
    Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA

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    James McGuire has disclosed that he is on the Speakers Bureau for Smith & Nephew, BSN Medical, Hollister, Osirus, independant contractor for Medline.

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    Kathleen Schaum has nothing to disclose.