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Cathleen Biga, RN
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Cardiovascular Business
The current shift from traditional fee-for-service to value-based payment models necessitates that physicians and hospitals work collaboratively in looking for more efficient and less costly healthcare that provides better outcomes.
Many imaging providers have been wishing for changes in reimbursement policies for cardiac CT angiography (CCTA) for some time. Changes are about to be made, but those wishes may not be granted. In December 2007, CMS proposed major restrictions on coverage for CCTA that could take effect as early as March 2008. The conclusions that CMS discussed in