AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2004 Issue 2; FOR your INFORMATION

Intensity modulated radiation therapy

An update of billing instructions for intensity modulated radiation therapy was issued by CMS recently. The modified billing instructions can be located in Transmittal 132. The delivery of radiation with adjusted intensity to preserve adjoining normal tissue is known as intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). When IMRT is furnished to beneficiaries in a hospital outpatient department paid under the OPPS, the hospitals are to bill according to the following guidelines: A. If using CPT code 77301 to report IMRT planning services, do not report CPT 77301 with the same line item date of service reported for CPT codes 77280-77295...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to the AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS.

The AHA Coding Clinic for HCPCS includes:

  • The official publication for Level I HCPCS (CPT-4 codes) for hospital providers
  • Also specific Level II HCPCS codes for hospitals, physicians and other health professionals
  • Current newsletters added each quarter
  • Full Archives back to 2001
  • Fully searchable through Find-A-Code's Comprehensive Search
  • Codes mentioned in articles are linked to Code Information pages
  • Code Information page link back to related articles
  • View all the articles associated with any code, right from the code page!
Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • AHA's Coding Clinic® - HCPCS +Archives

free demo
request yours today
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!

Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.