Tag: Reimbursement

The Great CT Bundling Heist of 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

ImagingBiz | Medicare is looking for misvalued imaging codes—and it has already found several for which it has reduced payment. Its efforts have dismayed radiologists. Facing more revenue losses from CMS and the private insurers that follow in the agency’s footprints, radiologists feel targeted and, as a specialty, misvalued themselves. Gary Dee, MD, treasurer of [...]

ACOs Adopting Varied Payment Models

Thursday, July 28, 2011

imagingBiz | Most accountable care organizations (ACOs) are adopting one of four different approaches to creating new payment models, according to a new report sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation established to promote improvements in the U.S. health care system. Prepared by health care advocacy organization Catalyst for Payment Reform in partnership with [...]