CTR Coding Break – Coding Radiation Therapy Treatment

Mar. 25, 2020

This month’s CTR Coding Break focuses on Coding Radiation Therapy Treatment. Coding for radiation treatment has changed significantly for cases beginning with a diagnosis date of 01/01/2018 to provide NCDB with a more complete and accurate description of contemporary radiation treatment. The following is a brief description with several examples taken directly from the CTR Guide to Coding Radiation Therapy Treatment v2.0, February 2020