Policy

The American College of Radiology (ACR) is now asking Congress to intervene to help stop budget changes that could severely hamper imaging professionals.

A bipartisan group of U.S. House members are urging the federal government to pull back on proposed cuts that could severely hamper heart treatment using PET. 

The American College of Radiology has “significant concerns” about the federal government’s proposed physician payment schedule for 2020 and is worried it could have a “devastating impact” on medical imaging.

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has continued its push to get the FDA to clarify the difference between servicing and remanufacturing. 

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), American College of Radiology and other industry groups sent a letter to congressional leadership Tuesday, Sept. 24, asking for a permanent repeal of the “disastrous” medical device tax. A suspension of the tax is set to expire Jan. 1, 2020.

Many diagnostic radiologists with lifetime certificates choose not to participate in the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program, according to new findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Does this mean they have negative feelings about the program?

As health systems and medical societies continue to emphasize value-based care, the day may come when radiologists are expected to disclose medical errors and even apologize directly to patients.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has announced its support of a new licensure bill introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Prominent healthcare organizations, including the American College of Radiology (ACR) and American Medical Association (AMA), have asked Congress to consider certain policy recommendations during its push to protect patients from surprise medical bills.  

When CMS released the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule, it included revisions that could lead to technical component payment reductions of up to 80% for certain services related to myocardial PET scans.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has created new guidelines on the use of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer patients.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has published new guidelines on the ethical application of AI in healthcare.