CMS Implements AUC Requirements for Advanced Imaging Services

April 13, 2017
HealthCare Business News
Jill Rathbun, Managing Partner at Galileo Consulting Group, Arlington, VA
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have finalized the clinical areas that will be part of the new Appropriate Use Criteria requirements for the ordering of MRI, CT, PET and Nuclear Cardiology studies starting January 1, 2018. CMS has selected shoulder pain, including suspected rotator cuff injury, as one of the priority clinical areas. To learn more about these new requirements so that your practice can be prepared on January 1, 2018, please read the following article in the most recent issue of DotMed at Healthcare Business News.