Shaun Lillard, Imaging Performance Partnership
As reported in Monday’s Daily Briefing, CMS has released hospital-specific Medicare charge data on 30 outpatient procedures following the release of similar data for the 100 most common inpatient procedures in early May. The release of the data is part of the Obama administration’s efforts to use price transparency to influence utilization and drive down health care costs.
CMS releases data for six outpatient imaging procedures
We've received a number of questions recently about interpretations for coronary CT angiography. What models allow cardiologists and radiologists to participate jointly? What models might limit Medicare compliance risks? We've covered this topic extensively in the past but wanted to revisit this issue based on renewed interest. This topic seems to be coming back to the fore given that more hospitals and health systems are employing more cardiologists.
Shared CCTA Interpretations and Billing Compliance