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

Kathleen Schaum, MS

Kathleen Schaum, MS
Kathleen D Schaum & Associates, Inc
Lake Worth, FL


James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed, FAPWHc

James McGuire, DPM,

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

This live webinar will focus on the “keys to success” for physicians and other qualified healthcare professionals (QHPs) who wish to use placental and dermal cellular and/or tissue-based products (CTPs) in their own businesses and/or in hospital owned outpatient wound/ulcer management provider-based departments (PBDs). James McGuire, DPM will review the role of placental and reticular dermal tissues in the management of chronic wounds. Kathleen Schaum will discuss the importance of insurance benefit verification, correct coding, and documentation. Dr McGuire and Ms Schaum will conclude by providing documentation examples to support the medical necessity of the application of CTPs and to educate payers.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the clinical value of using placental and dermal CTPs in physician offices or PBDs for management of chronic lower extremity wounds.
  2. Review the 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.
This Webinar is Approved for 1 CECH
PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hour.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and PRESENT e-Learning Systems. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AffinityCE designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between the PRESENT e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides a maximum of 1 contact hour of nurse CE credit.
This free webinar is supported by an educational grant from:

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