SNMMI Coding Corner
About The Coding Corner
The most up-to-date and comprehensive source for nuclear medicine coding and reimbursement information on the web.
Please note that ALL information and materials within the SNMMI Coding Corner are direct products of the SNMMI Coding and Reimbursement Working Group.
Coding & Reimbursement News
- Mar 8, 2013 CMS Posts the Final Decision Memo of the PET NCA Reconsideration
- Nov 27, 2012 CMS HCPCS Level II Codes Effective January 1, 2013
- Nov 2, 2012 CMS Issues CY 2013 HOPPS Final Rule
- Nov 1, 2012 CMS Issues CY 2013 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule
For Hospitals (APCs, IPPS)
Find general coding and reimbursement information for hospitals.
SNMMI's APC Chart - Nuclear Medicine Procedures, Radiopharmaceuticals and Drugs has been updated with the data from CMS Change Request 3741.
For Private Practices (RBRVS)
Coding information relevant to professionals in private practices.
CMS has issued Transmittal 475. We have updated our Physicians Fee Schedule to reflect those changes. Click on the above link to access this and other reimbursement-related downloads for private practices.
For Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Find general coding, coverage and reimbursement information for PET Imaging.
PET providers have unique and often complicated coverage policies and coding requirements. This focused SNMMI PET educational web page will provide coding, coverage and payment information specific to these PET issues.
Coding and Reimbursement Q&A
Ask the coding experts your questions online, filter by specific parameters for the information related to your specialty and work environment. This easy to use feature contains nearly 100 questions and answers related to topics such as cardiac, endocrine, gastrointestinal, general, genitourinary, infection, modifiers, musculoskeletal, neurology, nuclear medicine-related drugs, oncology, pediatric, PET, PET/CT, pulmonary, radiopharmaceuticals, therapeutic, and more!