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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

Clip 'n' Save: 7 Brachytherapy Insertion Codes that Lack Tx Delivery Counterpart

- Published on Tue, Jan 23, 2018
For correct billing, be sure to include a separate treatment delivery code along with the insertion code. In the 2017 OPPS proposed rule, CMS added 25 new C-APCs. Several of these were brachytherapy insertion/device codes. Commenters noted that claims for some of these codes did not include a corresponding treatment delivery code. As a result, they felt that treatment/delivery charges [...]

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