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Differentiating Between Best Practice and Billing Driven Practice: SBRT in Two Healthcare Systems
February 3, 2021 from 11:00am EDT to 11:30am EDT
This presentation will look into how financial and reimbursement systems can dictate radiation oncology practices. Specifically comparing and contrasting the US insurance based model to the publicly funded Canadian system, one-time fee per oncology referral with a preview into the soon to be introduced Ontario new reimbursement system, QBP – Quality Based Protocols. The distribution of work between the various professional groups as well as the tasks that are required for a patient’s journey through radiation treatments will be discussed.