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G0456

Negative pressure wound therapy, (e.g. vacuum assisted drainage collection) using a mechanically-powered device, not durable medical equipment, including provision of cartridge and dressing(s), topical application(s), wound assessment, and instructions for ongoing care, per session; total wounds(s) surface area less than or equal to 50 square centimeters

  • Effective Date: 2013-01-01
  • Termination Date: 2014-12-31
  • Medicare Coverage Status: Carrier Judgement
  • BETOS Classification: Minor procedures - skin

Medicare has not assigned a fee schedule for this code

G0455       G0457