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 ...
In Billing
Aug 28th, 2009
A new proposal from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to cut payments for radiation therapy treatments would cause many cancer centers to close, stop accepting Medicare patients, lay off support staff, and reduce services to cancer patients, according to a survey conducted by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). On July 13, ...