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Helping radiation oncologists stay apprised of current trends that affect their practice is critical. In this section you will find information on ASTRO's coding resources, the APEx practice accreditation program, Medicare and private payer reimbursements and health policy issues.

COVID-19 Recommendations

These resources were developed to guide, to counsel broadly and to aid our colleagues across all practice environments, from academic to free-standing facilities.


The radiation oncology coding section provides information on a number of activities ASTRO engages in to ensure proper coding of radiation oncology services.


Keep apprised of policy and coverage issues, and stay up-to-date on Medicare and private payer news and initiatives.

Medicare Quality Payment Program

Keep apprised of Medicare's quality initiatives and value-based reimbursement programs.


APEx, the fastest growing radiation oncology accreditation program in the United States, recognizes facilities by objectively assessing adherence to rigorous quality and safety standards to improve patient care and outcomes.


Practice Quality Improvement is an integral part of the American Board of Radiology’s Maintenance of Certification program – APEx and RO-ILS templates help meet this educational requirement.

Sunshine Act FAQs

View frequently asked questions for physicians regarding the Sunshine Act (Open Payments Program) .

Prior Authorization Issues Form

ASTRO seeks feedback about the burden that prior authorization places on radiation oncology practices and patients, which will be used to enable ASTRO to advocate for much needed reforms.
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