Don’t Report Wound Irrigation Separately with Wound TreatmentThere is no separate code to report wound irrigation, and the procedure is not separately coded or reimbursed. The National Correct Coding Initiative (chapter 1, “General Correct Coding Policies for National Correct Coding Initiative Policy Manual for Medicare Services”) defines wound irrigation as integral to the treatment of all wounds, and advises, “It is inappropriate to separately report services that are integral to another procedure with that procedure.”