RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Anthem Medical Policies for Radiation Oncology

Document # Medical Policy Title
SURG.00143 Perirectal Spacers for Use During Prostate Radiotherapy

AIM Clinical Guidelines for Radiation Oncology

Radiation Therapy

The AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Radiation Therapy address brachytherapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.

OPEN THE GUIDELINES FOR RADIATION THERAPY EFFECTIVE MARCH 13, 2022

For commercial and Medicare members

COMING SOON RADIATION THERAPY GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 6, 2022

 

Proton Beam Therapy

The AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Proton Beam Therapy address proton beam therapy, also known as proton radiation therapy or proton radiotherapy.

OPEN THE GUIDELINES FOR PROTON BEAM THERAPY EFFECTIVE MARCH 13, 2022 

 

Perirectal Hydrogel Spacer

The AIM Clinical Appropriateness Guidelines for Perirectal Hydrogel Spacer address the use of an implanted hydrogel spacer when radiation therapy is used to treat prostate cancer.

COMING SOON PERIRECTAL HYDROGEL SPACER GUIDELINES EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 6, 2022

Code cross-reference guide

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Other Clinical Guidelines

Archived Guidelines

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Radiation Therapy (excludes Proton)
Proton Beam Therapy