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Proposed Medicare rule will not improve radiology reimbursement
In a new column, Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners assesses how the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule would affect radiology.
July 31, 2023
ACR: Radiology could take up to 4% reimbursement reduction in 2024
Radiology could take an up to 4% reimbursement reduction under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) proposed rule for the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).
July 30, 2023
Racial minority groups are underrepresented in Alzheimer's studies
Racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. are inadequately represented in Alzheimer's neuroimaging research, according to a study published July 25 in Communications Medicine.
July 25, 2023
Amy Patel talks breast imaging advocacy with AuntMinnie.com
Amy Patel, MD, spoke with
about her advocacy efforts at the state and federal levels in making diagnostic breast imaging more accessible to women.
July 24, 2023
Experts sound off on public health strategies
Radiologists can employ several strategies to promote sustainable population health, according to a report published July 24 in the
Journal of the
American College of Radiology
July 23, 2023
CMS proposal covers PET scans for Alzheimer’s disease
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed coverage of amyloid PET scans for diagnosing and managing patients with Alzheimer’s disease, with a 30-day public comment period that opened July 17.
July 17, 2023
ACR weighs in on CMS proposed Medicare cuts
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is expressing concern that cuts to radiology proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are based on inaccurate estimates.
July 13, 2023
CMS proposes radiology reimbursement cuts, AUC pause for 2024 MPFS
In what has seemingly become an annual event, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has once again included radiology reimbursement cuts in its Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule.
July 13, 2023
Mo. law to have insurance companies cover diagnostic breast imaging
A new Missouri law will require health insurance companies to pay the full cost of diagnostic breast imaging without charging patients a co-pay or deductible.
July 12, 2023
How to maximize venous duplex ultrasound reimbursement
Accurate and complete documentation is the key to maximizing reimbursement for venous duplex Doppler ultrasound exams, according to a new column by Erin Stephens of Healthcare Administrative Partners.
July 9, 2023
Lunit secures Japanese reimbursement for CXR-AID
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare has approved Fujifilm Healthcare's AI algorithm for chest x-ray analysis CXR-AID for reimbursement. The algorithm is based on AI software developer Lunit's Insight CXR.
June 25, 2023
Imaging services have lower pricing in physician-owned hospitals
Nationwide median commercial negotiated prices and cash prices for spinal MRI and pelvic CT exams are lower for general acute-care physician-owned hospitals, according to research published June 23 in
JAMA Network Open
June 23, 2023
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