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Oncology Common ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes

Oncology Common ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes

Oncology coding is the base of your oncology practice. If you code correctly then your practice is on the path of success. If there are any mistakes then your medical billing and coding in need of attention. In many cases, in house oncology biller is not possible, training and turnover are issues. Outsourcing your billing […]

Radiation Oncology: Billing and Coding Guidelines (Part II)

Radiation Oncology: Billing and Coding Guidelines (Part II)

Coding Guidance for Radiation oncology coding is often complicated with many nuances, yet applying coding guidance in a consistent manner is critical. CPT code 77295 Use CPT code 77295 to report 3-dimensional radiothreapy plan, including dose-volume histogram. This code also includes those procedures done in preparation for use of coplanar therapy beams and, therefore, CPT […]

Radiation Oncology : Billing and Coding Guidelines Part I

Radiation Oncology : Billing and Coding Guidelines (Part I)

Radiation oncology is a branch of clinical medicine devoted to the treatment of both malignant and benign disease with ionizing radiation. The radiation oncologist with his team is involved in the evaluation, planning, delivery and follow-up of patients treated with radiation. Radiation oncologists also may use computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, […]

Radiation Oncology Bundled Payment Model

The radiation oncology bundled payment model has been proposed and would be mandatory, reimbursing providers in specific areas a prospective, site-neutral payment starting in 2020. This model aims to improve the quality of care for cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment and reduce provider burden. This payment model shall test whether a prospective, site-neutral payment to […]