New and emerging technology tends to make professionals nervous about job security. However, when properly used, computer-assisted coding (CAC) can be a valuable industry tool. Verna Pregnon, CPC, CPC-H, CIRCC, CPC-I, CCC recently published an article in Radiology Today, in which she expounds on the ups and downs of CAC. “CAC can improve consistency, productivity, ...
Apr 1st, 2010
By Janice G. Jacobs, CPA, CPC, CCS, ROCC Stereotactic radiosurgery is a noninvasive method of delivering external radiation to eradicate or immobilize tumors or other abnormalities using highly-focused gamma rays or X-ray beams that converge on the area of interest with minimal damage to the surrounding tissues. Stereotactic radiosurgery is performed on various types of ...