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CMS Announces Qualified Provider-Led Entities for AUC�Use
CMS Announces Qualified Provider-Led Entities for AUC�Use
The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014 required CMS to establish a �program to promote the use of appropriate use criteria (AUC) for advanced diagnostic imaging services.� Beginning in�2017, Medicare will require those ordering advanced d...
Connecticut Lawmakers Approve DBT Insurance Mandate
Connecticut Lawmakers Approve DBT Insurance Mandate
The Connecticut Radiological Society and women�s health advocates looked for a positive response from Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this week after securing overwhelming bipartisan legislative support that led to the May 5 passage of HB 5233, a bill...
New York Law: Full Insurance Coverage� For Breast� Supplemental Screening and Diagnostic Imaging
New York Law: Full Insurance Coverage� For Breast� Supplemental Screening and Diagnostic Imaging
In 2013, New York women became the first in the nation to be informed in clear, unambiguous language if their mammogram showed that�their breasts are dense. State laws enacted prior required only general language about breast density be provided to pat...
Vermont Makes the Green Mountain State #28 to Report Dense Breast Tissue to Patients
Vermont Makes the Green Mountain State #28 to Report Dense Breast Tissue to Patients
The Green Mountain State's Dense Breast Tissue Reporting Senate Bill 157 becomes law today under Governor Peter Shumlin, adding to the growing list of density reporting laws across the country. The bill was introduced in the Vermont Legislature by Sena...