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Medicare For All: How Does This Impact Radiology In The US?

Posted on May 13, 2020 in General
Medicare for All, in one form or another, is being seriously considered by many people as a viable setup for the United States’ healthcare system. Shifting to such a setup would undoubtedly cause substantial change throughout the industry, affecting everyone -- and radiologists would certainly be included.  Medicare For All Radiology  While there’s still great uncertainty about what a Medicare for all future would bring, here are a few ways ...Read More

Reimbursement for Radiologists: FFCRA & CARES

Posted on April 30, 2020 in General
Radiologists have been testing and treating COVID-19 patients for the past few months. New legislation like the Families First Coronavirus Act (FFCRA) has changed how physicians will receive reimbursement for their work. This article is meant to discuss the acts put in place by the government and actions to take as a provider. FFCRA & CARES The first Act to consider is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which was ...Read More

Government Assistance for Radiologists During Coronavirus

Posted on April 14, 2020 in General
Many radiologists are seeing a 50% or more reduction in procedures since the outset of COVID-19. What assistance is available to weather the storm? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services stated that they have delivered almost "$34 billion in the past week to the healthcare providers".  How are you able to take advantage of this funding? This article will discuss two government funded programs to assist radiologists and radiology ...Read More