Consultant Spotlight: Janet Raleigh, RHIA, CTR

Janet Raleigh

Janet Raleigh, RHIA, CTR, has worked with Registry Partners, Incorporated since May 2009. She began her employment as a Project CTR and was promoted to Project Manager in April 2011.  Janet has worked on a variety of projects consisting of state report only and accredited cancer program projects and has experience with facilities seeking their initial CoC accreditation.   Janet is also a QC Manager.  Janet performs…

Posted on Mar. 12, 2015 in Spotlight

Will you be attending the 41st Annual NCRA Meeting?

  Are You On A Mission?  Registry Partners Incorporated Is! The National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) 41st Annual Meeting will be held in historic San Antonio, Texas May 20 -23 this year.  The official workshop begins on Thursday, May 21st and concludes on Saturday, May 23rd with pre and post optional workshops available.   The meeting offers a variety of oncology professionals such as Certified Tumor…

Posted on Mar. 10, 2015 in From Our Perspective

Q&A: Treatment Category

Q: How do you code BCG followed by a TURB for bladder cancer? A: Per FORDS bladder surgery codes: If immunotherapy is followed by surgery of the type coded 20-80 code that surgery instead and code the immunotherapy only as immunotherapy.   Surgery code = 27 and immunotherapy code = 01   Q: A breast cancer patient has a sentinel lymph node biopsy followed by a separate…

Posted on Mar. 7, 2015 in How Should I Code This?