Intraop Medical Corporation Release: New Reimbursement Codes for Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy (IORT)
Published: Sep 06, 2011
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Friday September 2, 2011 the AMA released new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes that will be reported by hospitals, physicians and ambulatory centers providing coverage for additional treatment options for cancer patients. The new CPT codes, 77425 Intraoperative radiation treatment (IORT) delivery, electrons, single treatment session and 77469 for Intraoperative radiation treatment management, open new options for a single radiation treatment session for cancer patients. Details specific to reimbursement will be announced later this year and the new codes will be available for use on January 1, 2012.