Coding

  • The radiation oncology coding section provides information on a number of activities ASTRO engages in to ensure proper coding of radiation oncology services. We also offer a number of resources to assist in correct coding of radiation therapy services and to assist you and your office staff in submitting accurate claims for reimbursement of services provided.

  • 2017 Radiation Oncology Coding ResourceNow Available - Newly updated for changes effective January 1, 2017, the Coding Resource is an essential coding reference for all radiation oncology practices.
    ASTRO Coding Question Submission FormASTRO is pleased to offer members of the RO community the ability to submit questions pertaining to coding in daily practice. Submitted questions will be provided to ASTRO's Code Utilization and Application Subcommittee (CUAC) for evaluation and response.
    Coding GuidanceRadiation oncology coding is often complicated with many nuances, yet applying coding guidance in a consistent manner is critical for all radiation oncologists. This section provides information on a variety of coding topics.
    The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10)Effective October 1, 2015, International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10) must be used by all providers for Medicare and private payer health care transactions.