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Negative Pressure Wound Therapy



Document Type Description

Physician Letter - Medical Records [PDF]

This letter may be sent to physicians to assist in obtaining documentation

Documentation Checklist [PDF]

Suppliers may use this checklist to ensure all of required documentation is gathered


Reference Title Description
MLN Matters Article SE1222 This article provides interpretive guidance to CMS approved accrediting organizations to use in their accreditation of suppliers that provide Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) equipment to Medicare beneficiaries. It is also intended to assist the supplier in understanding their responsibilities in order to be in compliance with CMS DMEPOS quality standards 


Review Type Description

Medical Review

View notifications and findings of pre and post claim reviews completed by Noridian Medical Review Staff


Last Updated Jan 09, 2018

The below are topic specific articles which have been published to "Latest Updates" and sent out in Noridian emails within the past two years. Exclusions to this include time sensitive related announcements such as: Noridian and CMS educational events, Ask-the-Contractor Teleconferences and claims processing downtime.