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Table 2 Billing codes and descriptions used to identify cases

From: A large cluster randomized trial of outcome-based pathways to improve home-based wound care

aDiagnostic and Billing codes Description
707 with 250 Skin ulcer, bed sore, including Diabetes related ulcer
 R035 Pilonidal cyst – simple excision or marsupialization
 R054 Pilonidal cyst – simple excision or marsupialization if patient’s BMI >40
 R036 Pilonidal cyst – excision and skin shift
 Z106 Abscess or hematoma – local anesthetic – ischiorectal or pilonidal
 Z107 Abscess or hematoma – general anesthetic – ischiorectal or pilonidal
  1. aPhysician diagnostic codes are restricted to the first three characters of the International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision