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Thoracic Radiosurgery Reimbursement

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In 2013, the American Medical Association's annual updates included a new CPT code for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy treatment planning for thoracic lesions. The …

In 2013, the American Medical Association's annual updates included a new CPT code for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy treatment planning for thoracic lesions. The decision to create a code for physician collaboration emphasizes and supports a multidisciplinary approach to providing quality patient care. Call (918) 949-6676 to learn more about Oklahoma CyberKnife.

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  • 1. Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) for thoracic radiosurgery payment • In 2013, the American Medical Association’s (AMA) annual updates included a new CPT code for Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) treatment planning for thoracic lesions. • CPT code 32701 is available for pulmonologists, thoracic and general surgeons to bill for their participation and collaboration with our center’s radiation oncologists in their patients’ CyberKnife® treatment plans. • There is no global service period for CPT 32701. In addition to target delineation, physiciansmayalsobillforotherservices, which could include consultations, fiducial placement and follow-up care. • Prior to release of this code, reimbursement to thoracic surgeons’ and other physicians’ participation in the CyberKnife treatment planning process washighlyvariable.Thedecisiontocreateacodefor physician collaboration emphasizes and supports a multidisciplinary approach to providing quality patient care. Benefits of the technology • Lung specialists are now equipped with a tool to enhance the collaborative approach to planning and delivery of CyberKniferadiosurgeryforlungtumorsandlesions. • Physiciansinvolvedintheirpatients’carefromconsultation through the planning and treatment process provide multidisciplinary quality and expertise to their patients. • CyberKnifeisaneffectivenonsurgicaltreatmentforinoperable and high risk patients with primary and metastatic tumors and for tumors located close to critical structures or prior radiatedtreatmentsites. Know the code. Know the value. Contact our center administrator to learn more about how this codecanbenefityouandyourpatients.Wecanprovideguidance onthecredentialingandprivilegingprocess,andsupportyouand yourstaffinunderstandingtheapplicationofthecode. Oklahoma CyberKnife Opened in 2008 in partnership with Hillcrest Medical Center, Oklahoma CyberKnife specializes in stereotactic radiosurgerytreatmentusingCyberKnife®technology. Our center is widely known as a leading provider of stereotactic radiosurgery, having treated more than 1,000 patients from around the region. Oklahoma CyberKnife has extensive experience in treating lung cancer patients with CyberKnife SBRT,aslungtumorsrepresentthemajorityofthecases. OklahomaCK.com - 918-949-6676 6802 South Olympia Ave., Suite G100, Tulsa, OK 74132 Thoracic Radiosurgery Reimbursement All Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) only copyright 2012 American Medical Association (AMA). All rights reserved. CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

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