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The Impact of MSK Ultrasound Code Changes On Imaging Utilization

Concerns regarding increasing utilization of non-vascular extremity ultrasound imaging led to the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel to separate a singular billing code into distinct comprehensive and focused examination codes with differential reimbursement.

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For Medicare Reform, 11th-Hour Decision Support

Congress doesn’t always succeed in implementing forward-thinking policy changes. But the recent passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 not only addresses overutilization and rising costs with careful, evidence-based reform, it puts power back in the hands of radiologists.

Providers Lack New Reimbursement Tools: 6 Findings

The results of a recent survey conducted by KPMG indicate that it is high time providers prepare their finance departments to address the demands that new care delivery models—like accountable care organizations—will call for as the industry moves away from fee-for-service reimbursement mechanisms. Among the many tools needed: predictive modeling and analytics. Learn more in this article from Becker’s Hospital Review.

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