Former Exec at Rogers Medical Supply Company Pleads Guilty in Billing Fraud Conspiracy
The total alleged losses include more than $3.9 million paid by the Department of Labor and almost $2 million paid by private insurers. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 6, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Rule Against Surprise Billing Angers AMA, Hospital Groups Rule Against Surprise Billing Angers AMA, Hospital Groups
Consumer and insurance groups welcomed a new rule that tilts toward use of median contract rates in settling payment disputes. The AMA seeks delay in implementing the rule, which it says hurts physicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Public Inspection: OPM, IRS, EBSA, HHS: Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part II
Pre-publication notice of interim final rule from the Office of Personnel Management, Internal Revenue Service, Employee Benefits Security Administration, and Department of Health and Human Services implementing provisions of the No Surprises Act that provide for a federal independent dispute resolution (IDR) (Federal IDR) process to permit group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage and nonparticipating providers, facilities, and providers of air ambulance services to determine the out-of-network rate for items and services that are emergency services, nonemergenc...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 1, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

U.S. government issues final rule on 'no surprises' billing
The U.S. government on September 30 issued an interim final rule to implemen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Regulatory complexity challenges radiology administrators Study suggests No Surprises Act simply veils insurance coverage gaps Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg to Share Super Bowl Halftime
The N.F.L. announced the three Southern California natives will share billing with Mary J. Blige and Eminem at Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Rule on Surprise Billing Aims to Take Patients Out of the ‘Food Fight’
Neutral arbiters are given guidance on how to settle disputes between insurers and medical providers. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Emergency Medical Treatment Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Consumer Protection Hospitals United States Politics and Government Law and Legislation Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Among the 50 Fastest Growing Companies for a 4th Consecutive Year by Utah Business
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions recently accepted the prestigious award by Utah Business as the state's 29th fastest-growing company. For the fourth year in a row, eAssist has earned a place on this list of Utah's 50 top performers – an especially noteworthy achievement considering the rating period included a three-month suspension of non-emergency dental services nationwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Companies are ranked according to their total five-year revenue and compound annual growth rate.Founded in 2011 by James Anderson, DMD, and Sandy O...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Bluegrass Vascular Announces Decision by Medicare to Assign a New Technology Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) for the Surfacer(R) System Procedure
CMS creates new billing code and new technology APC assignment for the insertion of central venous catheter using a reverse central venous recanalization device, with fluoroscopic image guidance SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 20, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketi... Devices, Reimbursement Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Surfacer System, Inside-Out Access Catheter (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

German Feasibility Study Shows Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging May Provide New Technique for Identifying Positive Margins during Prostatectomies
Prostate cancer currently has the highest positive surgical margin rate of any cancer in men, with 21% of patients left with cancer cells at the resection site Cancer surgeons may soon have a new technology to help them completely remove cancerous tissue during prostate cancer surgery. Called Cerenkov luminescence imaging (CLI), this new diagnostic technology […] The post German Feasibility Study Shows Cerenkov Luminescence Imaging May Provide New Technique for Identifying Positive Margins during Prostatectomies appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 20, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement anatomic pathology Boris A. Hadaschik PhD Cerenkov luminescence imagin Source Type: news

Department of Justice Recovers $1.8B from Medical Laboratory Owners and Others Accused of Alleged Healthcare Fraud During COVID-19 Pandemic
It did not take long for fraudsters to pursue hundreds of billions of federal dollars designated to support SARS-CoV-2 testing and it is rare when federal prosecutors bring cases only a few months after illegal lab testing schemes are identified As if the COVID-19 pandemic weren’t bad enough, unscrupulous clinical laboratory operators quickly sought to […] The post Department of Justice Recovers $1.8B from Medical Laboratory Owners and Others Accused of Alleged Healthcare Fraud During COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 17, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement anatomic pathology cardiac testing centers for medicare and medicaid s Source Type: news

Feds Slap UPMC, Lead Cardiothoracic Surgeon With Fraud Lawsuit Feds Slap UPMC, Lead Cardiothoracic Surgeon With Fraud Lawsuit
The whistleblower suit alleges fraudulent billing tied to concurrent surgeries and'longstanding, knowing, and egregious violations of the public trust and patient rights. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Cavernous Gender Gap in Medicare Payments to Cardiologists Cavernous Gender Gap in Medicare Payments to Cardiologists
The differences persisted after adjustment for physician experience and subspecialty, number of charges submitted, unique billing codes used, and patient characteristics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Shared Visit Billing: New Rules Proposed by CMS Shared Visit Billing: New Rules Proposed by CMS
Who can bill for a shared or split visit depends on how much time is spent, and by whom.Medscape (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities; Updates to the Quality Reporting Program and Value-Based Purchasing Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2022; and Technical Correction to Long-Term Care Facilities Physical Environment Requirements
Notice of final rule Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updating the prospective payment system (PPS) for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year 2022. Among other things, this rule rebases and revises the SNF market basket, updates the diagnosis code mappings used under the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), and finalizes a technical correction to the physical environment requirements that Long-Term Care facilities must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This rule also includes updates the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP). Includes rural considerations throughout. This ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 4, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

For practice success, brush up on your coding
In the busy day to day of radiology practice, it can be difficult to keep trac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing Prepare now for Medicare's AUC/CDS rules for imaging orders SNMMI offers letter to contest SPECT/CT denials E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology New diagnosis codes related to COVID-19 take effect in 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities; Updates to the Quality Reporting Program and Value-Based Purchasing Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2022; and Technical Correction to Long-Term Care Facilities Physical Environment Requirements
Pre-publication notice of final rule Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updating the prospective payment system (PPS) for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year 2022. Among other things, this rule rebases and revises the SNF market basket, updates the diagnosis code mappings used under the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), and finalizes a technical correction to the physical environment requirements that Long-Term Care facilities must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This rule also includes updates the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP). Includes rural considerations t...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 30, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

DOT: Air Ambulance and Patient Billing Advisory Committee Notice of Public Meeting
The U.S. Department of Transportation will hold a virtual public meeting of the Air Ambulance and Patient Billing (AAPB) Advisory Committee on August 11, 2021, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include a discussion of the impact of the Airline Deregulation Act (ADA) on the ability of states to regulate air ambulance operations and whether to recommend that the ADA be amended as a means of improving the regulation of air ambulance providers. Registration is required to attend. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 27, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Former Rheumatologist Settles Civil Fraud Claims for $2 Million Former Rheumatologist Settles Civil Fraud Claims for $2 Million
The US Attorney's Office accused Montana physician Enrico Arguelles, MD, of'improper medical treatments and false billing to a federal program. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Santa Fe hospital settles with federal government over fraudulent billing
Christus St. Vincent Hospital identified the irregular billings through an internal compliance program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Keller Source Type: news

High Medicaid Claims Denial Affecting Doc Participation: Study High Medicaid Claims Denial Affecting Doc Participation: Study
Physicians are less likely to take Medicaid patients in states where they lose a higher portion of potential revenue because of denials and billing costs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

OPM, IRS, EBSA, HHS: Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part I
Notice of interim final rule from the Office of Personnel Management, Internal Revenue Service, Employee Benefits Security Administration, and Department of Health and Human Services implementing provisions of the No Surprises Act that protect participants, beneficiaries, and enrollees in group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage from surprise medical bills. These regulations are applicable for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2022. This notice also includes interim final rules that apply to emergency departments of hospitals and independent freestanding emergency departments, healthc...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 13, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Executive War College on Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Management Returns in November with Emphasis on New Clinical and Financial Opportunities
Following a nearly two-year disruption due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, pathologists and clinical laboratory professionals once again have an opportunity to gather and learn from each other It is good news that the daily number of new cases of COVID-19 continue declining here in the United States. That fact, and the growing number of vaccinations, […] The post Executive War College on Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Management Returns in November with Emphasis on New Clinical and Financial Opportunities appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - July 12, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources Lean Six Sigma, ISO 15189, Quality Management Consultants News From Dark Daily Pathology and C Source Type: news

Study suggests No Surprises Act simply veils insurance coverage gaps
The No Surprises Act, slated to go into effect January 1, 2022, was enacte...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology How the Consolidated Appropriations Act will impact radiology practices ACR urges Congress to stop Medicare cuts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Xifin buys Computerized Management Services
Billing and revenue cycle management (RCM) firm Xifin is entering the marke...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Xifin prepares new ProNet launch at HIMSS 2016 Xifin buys medical informatics company vRad, Xifin consolidate rad/path reporting Xifin taps new VP Xifin adds Calif. client (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Public Inspection: HHS, OPM, IRS, EBSA: Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part I
Pre-publication notice of interim final rule from the Office of Personnel Management, Internal Revenue Service, Employee Benefits Security Administration, and Department of Health and Human Services implementing provisions of the No Surprises Act that protect participants, beneficiaries, and enrollees in group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage from surprise medical bills. These regulations are applicable for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2022. This notice also includes interim final rules that apply to emergency departments of hospitals and independent freestanding emergency depa...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 7, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

First rules to protect patients from unexpected medical bills issued by agencies
The new rules follow a law to ban surprise billing that takes effect in January. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Acquires Dr. Charles Blair & Associates, Practice Booster and Coding with Confidence Publications; Uniting the Nation's Best Dental Billing Company and the Nation's Leading Dental Coding & Insurance Solution
SALT LAKE CITY, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions, the nation's leading provider of virtual dental insurance and patient billing services, has officially added the Practice Booster and Coding with Confidence line of products and services to its own suite of dental office support services effective April 1, 2021. " eAssist, Dr. Charles Blair, Practice Booster and related brands have been friends and partners for several years. We are extremely proud to officially add Practice Booster to the eAssist family, carrying on the legacy of their brand and ours, as a trusted and now even more...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 1, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Water: A Matter of Survival in the World of Pandemics
A woman in Madagascar walks for up to 14km a day to find clean water. Credit: UNICEF/Safidy AndrianantenainBy Guillaume Baggio, Manzoor Qadir and Vladimir SmakhtinHAMILTON, Ontario, Canada, Jul 1 2021 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably amplified the existing vulnerabilities of billions of people worldwide. Marginalized communities in developing countries were excluded from social protection and support. Long-standing economic and social inequalities have deepened with the poor getting poorer. A sharp divide in the distribution of vaccines has revealed major issues in the global health sector. Economic stimulus pac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guillaume Baggio - Manzoor Qadir - Vladimir Smakhtin Tags: Climate Change Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Professional vs Facility Billing: What Hospitalists Must Know Professional vs Facility Billing: What Hospitalists Must Know
Hospitalists don't often realize how much impact they have on their hospital's revenue cycle and quality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Plum Healthcare agrees to settle Medicare billing allegations at East Sacramento nursing facility
An East Sacramento skilled nursing facility and its parent company have agreed to pay $451,439 to resolve allegations that an employee created billing records for services that were not provided, according to the U.S. Attorney ’s Office in Sacramento. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Plum Healthcare agrees to settle Medicare billing allegations at East Sacramento nursing facility
An East Sacramento skilled nursing facility and its parent company have agreed to pay $451,439 to resolve allegations that an employee created billing records for services that were not provided, according to the U.S. Attorney ’s Office in Sacramento. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

What It Means to Be a Clinical Laboratory Whistleblower Outlined in Newly Released ‘Tell-All’ Book by Lab Executive Chris Riedel
Book provides detailed road map for clinical laboratory professionals who believe they have a valid case to file under the federal qui tam statute, as well as lab owners who want to understand what motivates whistleblowers and what practices to avoid Several high-profile whistleblower cases uncovering massive fraud have shocked the clinical laboratory industry over […] The post What It Means to Be a Clinical Laboratory Whistleblower Outlined in Newly Released ‘Tell-All’ Book by Lab Executive Chris Riedel appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - June 28, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Acorn Publishing anatomic pathology Blood Money Blue Shield of California Chris Riedel clinic Source Type: news

What Can You Do About Surprise Medical Bills?
Learn about surprise medical billing, why it happens, what you can do, how to prevent it, and the new law. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HAP expands service deal with Commonwealth Radiology Associates
Billing services provider Healthcare Administrative Partners (HAP) has expande...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: HAP gets new radiology contract in Mass. HAP gets new radiology contract in New Jersey HAP, Strategic Radiology partner on ED communication tool Healthcare Administrative Partners signs Del. group HAP secures NJ contract renewal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prepare now for Medicare's AUC/CDS rules for imaging orders
Time is running out for radiology practices to ensure that they comply wit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How benchmarking helps radiology practices evaluate performance Reimbursement for AI in radiology is more than just billable codes What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology How will MPFS changes affect your radiology practice? CMS finalizes major cut in radiology reimbursement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mobile EHR company DrChrono scores $12M to build out telehealth services
The company, which created a smartphone-friendly EHR, billing and practice management platform, began to work in the telehealth space during the COVID-19 pandemic.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 23, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

U.S. Nursing Home Deaths Soared 32% in 2020, Government Watchdog Says
(WASHINGTON) — Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32% last year, with two devastating spikes eight months apart, a government watchdog reported Tuesday in the most comprehensive look yet at the ravages of COVID-19 among its most vulnerable victims. —“We knew this was going to be bad, but I don’t think even those of us who work in this area thought it was going to be this bad,” said Harvard health policy professor David Grabowski, a nationally recognized expert on long-term care, who reviewed the report for The Associated Press. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Getting Paid for COVID-19 Test Claims: Ways for Clinical Laboratories to Make it Happen Faster While Avoiding Post-Payment Audits
Legal, regulatory, and payer experts outline steps that help medical laboratories better navigate federal and state regulatory guidelines, eliminate coding and billing missteps, and maximize reimbursements Even as daily COVID-19 test numbers continue to decrease, many clinical laboratories have substantial numbers of COVID-19 test claims that remain unpaid. Despite federal and state law requiring that […] The post Getting Paid for COVID-19 Test Claims: Ways for Clinical Laboratories to Make it Happen Faster While Avoiding Post-Payment Audits appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - June 21, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources anatomic pathology Caitlin Forsyth CARES CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Of Source Type: news

Government Warns Doctors and Insurers: Don ’t Bill for Covid Vaccines
Such billing has been rare, but public concern about it may be contributing to hesitancy about getting the shot. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Africa: Covid Pandemic Has Top Billing As Macron Visits
[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron travelled to South Africa for a state visit Friday for a 24-hour trip focused on the fight against Covid-19 and its economic fallout. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Awarded HIPAA Certification by Compliancy Group LLC
SALT LAKE CITY, May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions has been awarded a HIPAA certification by Compliancy Group LLC. With dental insurance providers mandating adherence to HIPAA in patient narratives and communication, the need for third party compliance audits and risk assessment has become more important than ever before. By remaining on the cutting edge of new requirements, legal risks, and patient privacy laws, eAssist Dental Solutions has worked to further cement its status as a harbinger of " peace of mind " for dental offices across the United States.eAssist Dental Solutions is the na...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 27, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

How benchmarking helps radiology practices evaluate performance
Benchmarking is a current term used to describe a process that has always bee...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Benchmarking can help radiology practices evaluate performance Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act Federal programs to assist radiology practices during the pandemic Update on Medicare's Quality Payment Program E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA issues mammography alert for Md. facility
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it's alerting patients wh...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases final guidance on medical device safety for MRI FDA debuts online billing process for MQSA inspection fees ACR: FDA issues warning on allergies to US contrast FDA issues mammography alert for Tenn. facility FDA: Acist recalls Kodama intravascular ultrasound catheter (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA warns patients about NJ facility's mammograms
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to patient...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA issues mammography alert for Md. facility FDA debuts online billing process for MQSA inspection fees FDA issues mammography alert for Tenn. facility Texas mammography center gets certificate reinstated FDA offers mammo facility guidance for COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA issues mammography alert for Md facility
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it's alerting patients wh...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases final guidance on medical device safety for MRI FDA debuts online billing process for MQSA inspection fees ACR: FDA issues warning on allergies to US contrast FDA issues mammography alert for Tenn. facility FDA: Acist recalls Kodama intravascular ultrasound catheter (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Newest TeleDent ™ Release Has Key Features That Dental Professionals Need and Patients Want for Post-COVID Dentistry
Metuchen, NJ – May 12, 2021 – MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices recently added significant new features to its award-winning TeleDent™ all-in-one teledentistry platform designed to further balance its provider and p atient benefits.Long regarded as an industry leader in secure, dentist-directed, patient-friendly teledentistry, the latest release of TeleDent expands the mutual benefits of the virtual provider-patient experience.   According to MouthWatch Founder and CEO Brant Herman, “During the...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 20, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

FDA releases final guidance on medical device safety for MRI
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released final guidance on ho...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA debuts online billing process for MQSA inspection fees ACR: FDA issues warning on allergies to US contrast Biden administration nixes FDA plan to lift reviews of AI software Goodbye, PACS. Hello, MIMPS? FDA updates rules for radiology software FDA issues mammography alert for Tenn. facility (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patient financial engagement platform Cedar snaps up medical billing company OODA
The companies hope they can alleviate some of the problems that lead to poor consumer financial experiences and administrative waste in healthcare.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Benchmarking can help radiology practices evaluate performance
Benchmarking is a current term used to describe a process that has always bee...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act Federal programs to assist radiology practices during the pandemic Update on Medicare's Quality Payment Program E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news