Open MRI Imaging said it submitted several invoices to the payer between February and July, but the insurer refused to pay, issuing “unelaborated denials” or contending that the bills were “duplicative.” 

Led by Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., the bipartisan group of 92 House members want leaders to waive budget neutrality requirements tied to E/M codes. 

That’s according to a new analysis out of the Pioneer Institute, a Boston-based think tank, released on Monday. 

Three radiology societies and groups representing "hundreds of thousands" of docs made their plea in a letter to congressional leaders. 

The American Medical Association is asking lawmakers to quash the legislation, concerned it would increase healthcare costs while also threatening the “health and safety of patients."

With a pandemic-induced move toward Medicaid or other lower-paying reimbursement sources, providers must get creative, imaging experts advise. 

Stacey Castro originally sued in 2015 claiming she received "negligent" medical care and changed the complaint last year to add her three minor children as co-parties in the suit.

The American College of Radiology and other provider groups had advocated for the renewal, which has several implications for physicians.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services first suspended most fee-for-service reviews back in March because of the pandemic.

Its announcement comes on the same day that the FDA was set to resume regular imaging site inspections that have been on hold during the pandemic.

Radiologists and rad techs have been hit hard by the pandemic and need help in maintaining their arsenal of diagnostic tools, the American College of Radiology, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, and others wrote recently.  

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists criticized the new policy for failing to include its members along with radiation therapists.