• CCTA Cost Effective in Managing Chest Pain

    Jun 01, 2013
    A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology showed that using Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) to manage patients with chest pain resulted in shorter emergency room stays and fewer hospital admissions vs. standard care.
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  • ACR and RBMA on Steerage Programs

    May 01, 2013
    The American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) have issued a white paper on Imaging Services Steerage Programs (ISSP).
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  • 2013 Technical Component Cuts in Radiology

    Apr 01, 2013
    In the 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the relative value unit (RVU) information for new, existing and revised CPT® codes.
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  • Sequestration Cuts Begin in April

    Apr 01, 2013
    As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and the inaction of Congress on the budget, the 2% sequestration, mandatory across the board cuts in Federal spend-ing, went into effect on March 1, 2013.
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  • CMS Vacillates on Meaningful Use Phase 2 Edits

    Apr 01, 2013
    Several weeks ago CMS confirmed that Meaningful Use Phase 2 Edits would affect both the technical and professional component for radiology.
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  • Radiologists are Sixth Highest in Malpractice Suits

    Mar 01, 2013
    A recent report in Radiology, the journal of the Radiological Society of North America, found that diagnosis errors were the most common reason for malpractice suits filed against radiologists.
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  • Only 24% of Radiologists Qualify for PQRS Bonuses

    Feb 01, 2013
    According to Dr. Richard Duszak, Jr., M.D., CEO of the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, in an article published in the February is-sue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, three quarters of radiologists are not meeting PQRS requirements.
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  • New HIPAA Rules Strengthen Penalties

    Feb 01, 2013
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a 563 page update to the HIPAA privacy rule in the Federal Register. HHS Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, said, “Much has changed in health-care since HIPAA was enacted fifteen years ago
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  • The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

    Jan 01, 2013
    Avoids the sustainable growth rate (SGR) cut to the Medicare Physician Fee Sched-ule (MPFS) for one year. Still may be payment rate adjustments due to conversion factor adjustments and relative value unit (RVU) changes
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  • Another SGR Band-Aid

    Jan 01, 2013
    In an eleventh (or twelfth) hour session, the House approved the Senate’s package that temporarily averted the “fiscal cliff.” The good news is that the 26.5% reduction in the Medi-care Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) was averted.
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