Radiation oncology coding is often complicated with many distinctions, and applying coding guidance in a consistent manner is critical for all radiation oncologists.
In this audio conference, expert speaker Brenda Palmer CPC, CPCI, CEMC, CASCC will discuss the importance of documentation and what elements are required for coding/billing and compliance purposes. She will provide insights on Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Brachytherapy, treatment planning, and medical necessity guidelines for radiation therapy billing.
Brenda will review documentation for specific radiation oncology against CPT® coding, CMS documentation and medical necessity guidelines. Links to regulator websites for coding issues will be provided along with a review checklist /audit tool to validate all necessary elements are present in the documentation. Plus, get heaps of tips on how to develop a template or tool for documentation requirements.
Who should attend
Physicians, Technicians, Nurses, Billers, Coders and Office Managers
- Kim Garner-Huey
Brenda Chidester-Palmer, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CASC, has 19 years of coding and billing experience. Brenda is the principal of Palmer Coding Consultants. She provides auditing and education services to physician offices. She is the former Coding Compliance Manager for a Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, a large multi-specialty group practice in Houston, Texas. She is an Approved PMCC Instructor, former AAPC Workshop Presenter, past president of her local AAPC chapter, and...
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