Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, November 27th, 2005
Both units were assigned the E2402 code for negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). The latest assignment was made in connection with the 2006 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) decisions.
In connection with the HCPCS decisions, which go into effect on January 1, 2006, CMS published revised code descriptors for certain HCPCS codes. The code descriptors for NPWT dressings have been changed in a way...
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