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Radiation Oncology 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. 

ASTRO/ACR Guide to Radiation Oncology Coding 

The Coding Guide is a necessary resource for information relating to coding for radiation oncology services and assists physicians and their billing office in submitting accurate claims for reimbursement. 

  • Code Development

    ASTRO works with the American Medical Association’s CPT and RUC to develop new CPT codes and assign relative value units to new and existing radiation oncology CPT codes. 

  • Coding Guidance

    Radiation 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.

Content last updated 12/19/2013
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