Health Insurance and Reimbursement

CMS Lung Cancer Screening Update

Thursday, November 13, 2014

November is officially Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Consensus has been building for long-time smokers need for annual CT Scan Lung Cancer Screening to reduce their risk of dying from lung cancer. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on November 10th that it made a preliminary decision to offer Medicare reimbursement of CT […]

Healthcare for Women: ONRAD Apprehensive about Medicare Reimbursement Cuts for Stereotactic Biopsy Procedure

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

At Onrad, we provide quality patient care to women via our on-site and teleradiology diagnostic imaging services.  The provision of quality health care for all women and girls in the U.S. continues to be an on-going initiative throughout the country.  Medicare’s anticipated plans to implement reimbursement cuts for stereotactic biopsy procedures may unintentionally fuel a […]

Global Market for X-rays Will Spike Over $9 billion by 2017 Says New Report

Monday, July 23, 2012

imagingBiz | The global market for X-rays will top $9 billion by 2017, according to “Medical Imaging Markets,” a new report from X-rays comprise the largest share of the global medical imaging market at 32%. North America was the largest single market for medical imaging in 2011, valued at $6.4 billion and representing 27% […]

Affordable Care Act Oral Arguments Day 3: The Future of Healthcare

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Today was the final day of oral arguments in front of the Supreme Court on the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Again, the audio, transcripts, and scholarly responses can be found here: America Health Lawyers Association Blog. There were essentially two sets of arguments today, in two separate sessions. In the first session, the […]

Affordable Care Act Supreme Court Oral Arguments Day 2: What is the market for your health?

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Audio, transcripts, and reaction to today’s arguments can be found here: American Health Lawyers Association Blog. TAX OR PENALTY REVISITED: Today’s oral arguments in front of the Supreme Court revolved around the individual mandate to purchase health insurance or pay a penalty, as required by the Affordable Care Act.  In an ironic twist, the solicitor […]