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Radiology

For the Week of January 26, 2015

Question:

Which radiology services are included in the new comprehensive APCs?

Answer:

A review of Addendum B of the OPPS final rule shows that the following radiology codes have a status indicator of J1 (hospital Part B services paid through a comprehensive APC):

77371 Radiation treatment delivery, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), complete course of treatment of cranial lesion(s) consisting of 1 session; multi-source Cobalt 60 based
77372 linear accelerator based
77424 Intraoperative radiation treatment delivery, x-ray, single treatment session
77425 Intraoperative radiation treatment delivery, electrons, single treatment session

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