Differences in United States Insurance Payer Policies and American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) Model Policy on Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT).

Affiliation

Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Insurance payers in the United States vary in the indications for which they consider stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) "medically necessary." We compared changes in policies after the last update to the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) SBRT model policy.

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