News Archives - Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies Inc.

Analyzing the Pandemic’s Impact on Clinical Trials & Healthcare Law

Cancer growth and cancer care have never stopped in the world of Oncology and the COVID-19 pandemic. Hospitals and cancer centers faced unique challenges like reduced clinical trials, elective procedure, and PPC access. We were forced to adapt quickly to ensure the safety of cancer patients, at heightened risk for COVID-19. Across the nation, we …

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Managing Cancer Care in Hawaii During the Pandemic

By: Ron DiGiaimo, MBA, FACHE, Darlena Chadwick, MSN, MBA, FACHE, & Ben Adams Cancer growth and cancer care have never stopped in the world of oncology and the COVID-19 pandemic. Hospitals and cancer centers faced unique challenges and were forced to adapt quickly to ensure the safety of cancer patients, at heightened risk for COVID-19. …

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How to Fully Optimize Your Use of Outsourced Coding

Outsourced coding is a necessary tool for many physicians and facilities, as it gives the flexibility and manpower to handle both long and short-term coding challenges. Whether it is supplemental or used as a replacement to traditional in-house coders, calling upon outsourced medical coding companies can be a great resource to any size practice. If …

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A Guide to Your First 5 Years in Radiation Therapy

Written by: Ron DiGiaimo, MBA, FACHE, Cheryl Turner, EdD., R.T., (R)(T), and Ben Adams Welcome to Radiation Therapy You made it! Years of education, training, memorization and hands-on work have led you into the world of radiation therapy. You are at the intersection of direct connection and care for patients and constantly growing technological advancement.   Now …

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Industry News, August 2021

The summary of events and newsworthy items for the month of August is provided in the following pages. In most instances, the link to the full document of information is provided. Any of the contents may be further discussed by reaching out to Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC. WPS Makes Changes to Mammogram Policy Medicare …

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Industry News, July 2021

The summary of events and newsworthy items for the month of July is provided in the following pages. In most instances, the link to the full document of information is provided. Any of the contents may be further discussed by reaching out to Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC. CMS Urged to Reevaluate AUC Program The …

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Industry News, June 2021

The summary of events and newsworthy items for the month of June is provided in the following pages. In most instances, the link to the full document of information is provided. Any of the contents may be further discussed by reaching out to Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC. UHC Changes Prior Auth Tool United Healthcare …

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Industry News, May 2021

The summary of events and newsworthy items for the month of May is provided on the following pages.  In most instances, the link to the full document of information is provided.  Any of the contents may be further discussed by reaching out to Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC. FDA Approves New PET Imaging Agent for …

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Back to Basics: Radiation Oncology Electronic Medical Records and Documentation

When documenting, we all strive to provide supporting documentation for each process. In doing so, sometimes we fail at the basic requirements. We understand the importance of detailing each step. We list imaging via stereoscopic guidance or cone-beam CT, for use in IMRT. In brachytherapy, we mention number of catheters, needles, and type of radioactive …

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