Silver-Sept® Silver Antimicrobial Skin & Wound Gel
Silver-Sept® Silver Antimicrobial Skin & Wound Gel is a clear, LATEX FREE, amorphous hydrogel wound dressing that helps to maintain a moist wound environment that is conducive to healing. Silver-Sept will absorb a mild amount of wound exudate. Silver-Sept will not stain or discolor tissue.
Silver-Sept functions as a long-lasting, antimicrobial barrier by inhibiting the growth of bacteria including the antibiotic resistant strains: MRSA & VRE, as well as, clinically important fungi such as: Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger.
BIOCOMPATIBILITY AND SAFETY:
Silver-Sept has been subjected to rigorous biocompatibility and safety testing at independent testing laboratories and shown to be non-irritating, non-sensitizing and non-cytotoxic and meets the highest standards for safe use. Testing included:
- Cytotoxicity Studies
- ISO Skin Irritation Studies
- ISO Sensitization Studies
- USP and ISO Modified Systemic Toxicity Studies
SUSTAINED DURATION OF ACTION:
Silver-Sept has been shown in antimicrobial effectiveness studies (see table 2 on brochure) to maintain its high level of antimicrobial barrier properties for up to 3 days.
Medicare HCPCS Code: A6248
Silver-Sept ® Silver Antimicrobial Skin & wound Gel is currently reimbursed under Medicare Code A6248. The current reimbursement rate is $18.09 / oz. or $54.27/ 3 oz. tube for all states except HI-$19.52, Alaska-$18.25 and Puerto Rico-$21.69. Medicare allowable: 3 oz. / month.