ASTRO's 2020 Final Rules Webinar

December 4, 2019

ASTRO's 2020 Final Rules Webinar will examine the coding and reimbursement changes taking effect on January 1, 2020. The webinar will review the content and CMS decisions of the final rules in addition to coding and coverage issues that continue to be a challenge for many radiation oncology practices. The guidelines/rules for Medicare coding and reimbursement are constantly evolving and as the professional society representing radiation oncology, ASTRO wants to provide the most up to date and accurate coding  and payment related information.

This webinar will cover:

  • The 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rules.
  • Coding changes specifically affecting radiation oncology.
  • Common coding challenges and payer coverage policy trends.

 

This webinar will be held in conjunction with an in-person meeting on December 4, 2019 from 1:00- 2:00 p.m. ET.

Target Audience

  • Radiation Oncologists

  • Radiation Oncology Residents
  • Physicists

  • Radiation Therapists

  • Medical Dosimetrists

  • Radiation Oncology Office Administrators

  • Radiation Oncology Billing and Coding Staff

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe and discuss the Medicare new and revised payment and coding policies for 2020.
  • Explain the potential impact of the Medicare MPFS and OPPS Final Rules on radiation oncology services for 2020.
  • Describe and discuss CPT code changes for 2020.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Course opens: 
11/04/2019
Course expires: 
12/04/2019
Event starts: 
12/04/2019 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
12/04/2019 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$199.00
Rating: 
0

Bryan Hull, JD, MPH is employed by ASTRO and has no other financial relationships.
 

This webinar is not accredited.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
    This activity was designated for 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/04/2019
Course expires: 
12/04/2019

Price

Cost:
$199.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Course Fees: 
ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.

  • Member: $99
  • Nonmember: $199
  • MIT: $25 

Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for those participants who, for any reason, have not completed the course by the end of the qualification date. The qualification date for each course is listed in the course catalog on the ASTRO website under availability.

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    The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 2 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.