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The Role of the Dosimetrist in the Prior Authorization Process

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MDCB Credits: 0.50

ARRT Credits: 0.50

Available Until: 2/28/2025

Non-Member Price: $17.50

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Presented by Francinna Scott-Jones, CPAR, ROCC, FAAAC
Radiation Oncology Financial Coordinator
Northside Hospital Cancer Institute

The prior authorization process in Radiation Oncology has become very challenging. This presentation will highlight the role of the dosimetrist within the Prior Authorization Workflow process and provide guidance on how their expertise can help mitigate denials.

Learner Outcomes: 

  1. Provide insight on the prior authorization & its importance in the Revenue Cycle Process.
  2. List suggestions on prior authorization workflows that involve dosimetry, which may be utilized in your organization
  3. Explain how denials for no authorization can impact your reimbursement

Francinna Scott-Jones, CPAR, ROCC, FAAAC, is the Radiation Oncology Financial Coordinator at Northside Hospital Cancer Institute. She has been involved in medical billing since 2002. Francinna has a Bachelor in Science - Healthcare Administration from the University of Iowa.  

Educational Level: Entry Level

ARRT CQR Credit Distribution
Radiation Therapy 2017:
Patient Care   
    Patient and Medical Record Management = 0.50

Radiation Therapy 2022       
Patient Care   

    Patient and Medical Record Management = 0.50