Check out the newest article about CMS NEWS in Today’s Wound Clinic – “Could Proposed Policy Changes in the 2023 Physician Fee Schedule Increase Amputations and Infections in Patients With Wounds?” by Marcia Nusgart, RPh.

The Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders is concerned that policy changes proposed under the 2023 Physician Fee Schedule by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the way cellular- and/or tissue-based products for skin wounds (CTPs, also known as “skin substitutes”) are coded and paid for in the physician office will lead to  increased amputations. The Alliance has urged CMS to remove or delay implementation of the proposed CTP provisions from the final 2023 Physician Fee Schedule until patient access issues can be further studied.

Read the full article here: https://www.hmpgloballearningnetwork.com/site/twc/could-proposed-policy-changes-2023-physician-fee-schedule-increase-amputations-and

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