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  • Use Of Topical Oxygen For Chronic Wounds
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    Lacy Gaskins

Use Of Topical Oxygen For Chronic Wounds

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) begin to prepare for the covering of topical oxygen for the treatment of chronic wounds by local contractors. Contractors can find related information in  chapter 32, section 30.2, of Pub. 100-04 of the Claims Processing Manual.

 Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R203NCD.pdf

Subject: Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy (Section C, Topical Application of Oxygen)

Number: 203

Title: 10220

Release Date: November 17, 2017

Effective Date: April 3, 2017

Implementation: December 18, 2017

Special Notes: NA

 

 

  • Post author
    Lacy Gaskins