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2022 Coding and Coverage Seminar

Schedule of Events

The current December 2022 Schedule of Events. All times listed are in Eastern time. 

December 10, 2022
9:55 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Welcome and Program Introduction
10:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Supervision: Site of Service Distinctions and Recent Changes
This session will explore supervision policies as they apply in both the hospital and freestanding setting. It will address key questions that frequently arise and provide resources for establishing practice specific supervision policies.
10:35 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Prior Authorization: Why It's Gotten So Bad and What We Are Doing About It
This session will provide an overview of recent payer PA policy changes, provide tips on PA avoidance, as well as ASTRO's efforts to fight back against egregious PA policies and how you can get involved. 
11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 3-D and IMRT 
11:40 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. 3-D and IMRT Case Study Break Out Sessions
Choose Your Clinical Coding Adventure: Case Study #1 3-D Breast or Case Study #2 IMRT Esophageal
12:05 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Case Study Recap - Lessons Learned
12:20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Brachytherapy    
1:20 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Brachytherapy Case Study Break Out Sessions
Choose Your Clinical Coding Adventure: Case Study #1 Vaginal Cylinder/Cervical Brachytherapy or Case Study #2 Prostate Seed Implant/HDR Brachytherapy            
1:45 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. Open Q&A Session
2:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. SRS/SBRT
2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. SRS/SBRT Case Study Break Out Sessions
Choose Your Clinical Coding Adventure: Case Study #1 IMRT Lung/SRS Brain Mets, Case Study #2 SBRT Spine Lesion and Case Study #3 SBRT Right/Left Lung           
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Case Study Recap - Lessons Learned
3:15 p.m - 3:45 p.m Proton Therapy/Head and Neck Case Study
3:45 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Radiopharmaceuticals/Case Study
 
4:10 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Open Q&A Session
4:40 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Program Wrap-up and Adjourn