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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.

  • 2016 Radiation Oncology Coding ResourceNewly updated for changes effective January 1, 2016, the Coding Resource is an essential coding reference for all radiation oncology practices.
    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.