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MACRA Will Affect How Radiologists Are Compensated

MACRA Will Affect How Radiologists Are Compensated

As 2017 marches on, it’s time to once again turn our heads towards regulation. This time, it’s MACRA. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will affect radiologists in 2017 and even further in 2019. The changes that may concern you will involve reimbursement and […]

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New CMS Reimbursement Regulations for Film, CR – What You Need to Know!

New CMS standards for reimbursement when it comes to computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR) X-ray imaging are coming into effect soon. January 1, 2017 to be specific. Here’s what you need to know to help save money and upgrade the quality of your imaging department. The Reimbursement Changes The most immediate payment reduction comes […]

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Are you up-to-date with ACR requirements? An overview of recent changes

The American College of Radiology (ACR) constantly updates its radiology requirements, as well as its feedback and opinion on current issues affecting radiology. With all of these frequent updates, it can be difficult to keep up with the healthcare roller coaster of progress, issues, and trends. It seems as though change is the norm! ACR, […]

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Why Dose Management?

Is your patient radiation dose management in place? If it isn’t, you could be setting yourself up for a serious game of catch-up. The Joint Commission’s (TJC) decision in 2014 to regulate radiation dose management  is now a national discussion. Radiation exposure to the average American has increased by three times what it was in […]

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Increase Your Medicare Reimbursement with These Two Timely Tips

The forecast is in for medical service reimbursement, and it proves that providers need a sound strategy going forward. Over the past twenty years, medical imaging has suffered the most of all medical services in terms of both cost and reimbursement. The cost of medical imaging grew much quicker than that of most other medical […]

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