Applying Six Sigma to Radiation Oncology Coding

Posted by Robert Lynch on May 15, 2020 2:04:00 PM

Insurance companies are merging, healthcare plans are continuously changing, and patients are routinely changing plans trying to find affordable coverage.  All this coupled with growth in prior authorizations, leads to one of the more challenging environments ever for providers to try to increase collections from insurance companies.  One management methodology to help radiation oncology providers succeed is the Six Sigma concept of eliminating non value-added time.

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Topics: Radiation Oncology Coding

Pending E/M Coding Changes & Radiation Oncology Billing

Posted by Robert Lynch on Oct 24, 2017 10:47:58 AM

Among the many provisions detailed within the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, CMS acknowledges that the current evaluation and management documentation guidelines create an administrative burden and increased audit risk for providers.

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Topics: Radiation Oncology Coding

Radiation Oncology Billing: IGRT Physician Supervision

Posted by Robert Lynch on Sep 26, 2017 7:28:52 AM

What are the Physician Supervision Levels?

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Topics: Radiation Oncology Billing, Radiation Oncology Coding, physician supervision

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