Tag: CMS

CMS Open Enrollment for COVID-19

While the beneficiaries of CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) are highly at risk of Covid-19 and its devastating effects, the agency is now relaxing its rules to cover its clients. While a large majority of its clients are more than 65 years of age and are at high risk for coronavirus infection, CMS […]

CDS, AUC, PAMA, and Patients over Paperwork. One-year CDS with no penalties. Education or enforcement?

The Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released PAMA (Protecting Access to Medicare Act), according to which ordering providers are now required to consult AUC (Appropriate User Criteria) CDS (Clinical Decision Support) tool while ordering advanced imaging and diagnostic equipment for patients of Medicare. American College of Radiology (ACR) appreciated this announcement, as a […]

CMS Gives Reprieve To Radiology Payments Due To COVID-19

The world today is facing one of the deadliest challenges ever. Throughout the journey of civilizations, humans have faced the threat of epidemic several times. Earlier, when the healthcare system was not much developed, and the medicines and other resources were limited, any disease with the potential to spread fast used to become of epidemic […]

ACR Asks Radiologists To Help Cut In Ultrasound Reimbursements

There is an increasing demand for radiological services in the United States. It can be attributed to several factors ranging from a growing aging population to the requirement for better diagnostic facilities. But, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has recently brought forward a new challenge faced by the industry. The Centers for Medicare and […]