CMS Issues Guidelines for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued Interpretive Guidelines to the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) quality standards related to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT). Approved accrediting organizations are to use the new guidelines in their accreditation of suppliers that provide Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) equipment to Medicare…