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Product Type: Allogeneic matrix
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HCPCS : Q4137 (Medicare DME co-payment per billable unit min / max: $0.00 / $0.00)
AMNIOEXCEL® Amniotic Allograft Membrane is a human placental-based tissue product (allogeneic matrix).
INTENDED USES: Helps provide an environment to repair, reconstruct, and replace tissue. It is intended for homologous use as a wound covering to aid in closing chronic wounds.
CLAIMED FEATURES: It is a human placental-based tissue product processed using a proprietary method. The membrane acts as protective covering when placed over the wound, providing the key components found in human amnion including an intact extracellular matrix (ECM), growth factors, and cytokines. Easily molds and conforms to the wound, and helps provide an environment to repair, reconstruct, and replace tissue. Minimally manipulated amniotic membrane donated by pre-screened mothers during planned C-sections. The membrane is dehydrated using the DryFlex™ process which keeps the tissue intact and malleable, gives it a five year shelf life at room temperature and retains the key components of human amnion. It is intended for homologous use as a wound covering to aid in closing chronic wounds.
Wound Reference does not produce, market, re-sell or distribute health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
Composition: Animal-derived
Composition: Human dermis with/without epidermis
Composition: Human placenta or umbilical cord
Composition: Viable (living) cells
Configuration: Fenestrated/ meshed
Configuration: Flowable
Configuration: Sheet
May apply on full-thickness wounds
May apply over exposed tendon/ bone/ muscle
May apply over infected tissue
Processing: Cryopreserved
Processing: Decellularized or irradiated
Processing: Dehydrated
Processing: Fresh (limited shelf life)
Processing: Hydrated
Processing: Minimally manipulated
Shelf life: Greater than 2 years
Storage: refrigeration needed
Storage: room temp
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The addition of Skin Substitutes or Cellular or Tissue Based Products (CTPs) to certain wounds may afford a healing advantage over dressings and conservative treatments when these options appear insufficient to affect complete healing, after at least a 30 day period of comprehensive conservative therapy. There are currently a wide variety of bioengineered products available for soft tissue coverage to affect closure. • Human skin allografts are derived from donated human skin (cadavers) • Allogeneic matrices are derived from human tissue (fibroblasts or membrane) • Composite matrices are derived from human keratinocytes, fibroblasts and xenogeneic collagen • Acellular matrices are derived from xenogeneic collagen or tissue

For Medicare to cover this product, it needs to be ordered and applied by your clinician. A patient cannot purchase it directly from a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) store and receive reimbursement for it.

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