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Medical and Radiation Oncology Events and Conferences

RC Billing works to stay current with developments in oncology care and treatment as well as oncology billing management and the broader field of medical billing services. We keep current with oncology industry events through associations such as ACRO, ACE, ACCC, ASTRO, ASRT and SROA. To help you do the same, below are the latest dates and descriptions for industry-related workshops, speaking engagements, events and tradeshows.

Medical and Radiation Oncology Events for 2019

Radiation Oncology Summit: ACRO 2019
March 06 - 09, 2019
Orlando, FL

Stop by and visit Teri Bedard and Ron DiGiaimo booth #1 at the American College of Radiation Oncology Radiation Oncology Summit in Orlando, FL. Let our team help you identify practical ways to streamline medical and radiation oncology reimbursement, cut operational costs, maintain compliance with federal regulations and improve profitability.

Join Teri and Ron as they present a pre-conference workshop on Updates & Dilemmas in Billing & Coding on Wednesday on March 6th from 2-5pm. (Registration is available on the ACRO website). Don't forget to join Ron in the Business & Economics of Radiation Oncology Practice Session on Friday, March 8th from 2:45-5pm as he presents on the Practical Application of Coding Updates and Documentation of Your Practice.

ACCC Oncology Reimbursement Meeting
March 07, 2019
Hoboken, NJ

Attend Ron’s session on Strategies to Meet Reimbursement Challenges in 2019 from 1:30-2: 35 PM. This year is pivotal for oncology coding and reimbursement, and correct documentation will be crucial for determining and supporting medical necessity. Hear an in-depth review of coding and reimbursement trends, including financial counseling, compliance, and authorizations in medical and radiation oncology. Gain tactical knowledge to support your department and help overcome reimbursement obstacles.

You can also attend Karna Morrow’s session on Oncology Coding Updates from 9:00 - 10:05 AM. The CY 2019 Medicare Final Rules include several changes for next year as well as some important changes for providers to prepare for CYs 2020 and 2021. One key change: nonexcepted off-campus provider-based departments are no longer excluded from 340B Drug Program pricing. Review important E&M documentation and code changes for CY 2019, new procedure codes, and expanded packaging in the hospital outpatient department. Plus, information to help your staff complete Appropriate Use Criteria using Clinical Decision Support Mechanisms. This fast-paced session provides tools to navigate the regulations that impact oncology coding and billing.

ACCC 45th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit
March 20 - 22, 2019
Washington DC

Teri Bedard will be exhibiting and speaking at the ACCC Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit in Washington, DC.

Register to attend Teri Bedard's and Dr. Andrew Hertler's Radiation Oncology Pre-Conference presentation, Dissatisfiers: Minimizing Tasks that Make Your Day Longer and More Frustrating, on March 20th from 3:15 - 4:00 PM. Teri will discuss the pitfalls and hassles of getting payment for services due to pre-authorization processes and denials. She will also address issues providers are facing with fee-for-service payment models, how to navigate and lessen burdens and caveats as we move into oncology specific payment models.

Premier Oncology Hematology Management Society
March 21, 2019
King of Prussia, PA

Attend Karna Morrow's presentation at the POHMS 6th Annual Spring Conference in King of Prussia, PA on March 21. Join her as she reviews hot topics in oncology coding and compliance. Subjects to be addressed include getting beyond the level of service for appropriate reimbursement, areas of increased scrutiny during claims processing, collaborating with imaging for AUC and preparing for changes to the EM requirements in 2021.

National Proton Conference 2019
March 24 - 27, 2019
Miami, FL

Stop by and visit with Ron DiGiaimo, Mitzi Wilson and Patti O'Neill as they exhibit at the National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) Conference in Coral Gables, Florida.

AAMD Spring 2019 Region V Meeting
April 05 - 06, 2019
Charlotte, NC
HCCA 23rd Annual Compliance Institute
April 07 - 10, 2019
Boston, MA
MGMA Operations Conference
April 14 - 16, 2019
Austin, TX
AAMD 44th Annual Meeting
June 16 - 20, 2019
Anaheim, CA
ASTRO
September 15 - 17, 2019
Chicago, IL
ACCC National Oncology Conference
October 01, 2019
TBD

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