Information on reimbursement in the United States is provided as a courtesy. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the law and Medicare payment policy, and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, the information provided herein does not constitute a guarantee or warranty by Smith and Nephew,Inc that reimbursement will be received.

This information is provided "AS IS" and without any other warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, as to completeness or accuracy or otherwise. This information has been compiled based on data gathered from many primary and secondary sources, including the American Medical Association and certain Medicare contractors.

Physicians and other providers must confirm or clarify coding and coverage from their respective payers, as each payer may have differing formal or informal coding, coverage policies, or decisions. Physicians and providers are responsible for accurate documentation of patient conditions, and for reporting of procedures and products in accordance with particular payer requirements.


Coverage Overview

Prior to application, qualified healthcare professionals (QHPs) should confirm or clarify coding and coverage with their respective local Medicare contractor, as each contractor may have differing formal or informal coding or coverage policies. QHPs should also obtain prior authorization from private payers or Medicaid, where applicable.

QHPs are responsible for accurate documentation of patient conditions and appropriate reporting of procedures and products..

Indications and Contraindications

OASIS® Matrix products are indicated for the management of wounds including:

  • Partial- and full-thickness wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous ulcers
  • Chronic vascular ulcers
  • Tunneled and/or undermined wounds
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Trauma wounds (abrasions, lacerations, second-degree burns, skin tears)
  • Draining wounds
  • Surgical wounds (donor sites/grafts, post-Mohs' surgery, post-laser surgery, podiatric,
    wound dehiscence)

OASIS® Matrix products are contraindicated in patients with a known sensitivity to porcine material. OASIS® Matrix products are not indicated for third degree burns.

Please review the Local Coverage Determination (LCD) specific to the Medicare contractor that processes your claims, the medical policies of the private payers in your geographic area, and your state's Medicaid policies to confirm the indications that are covered

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