Tag Archives: Decision

Gearing up for Medicare’s imaging decision support requirements

Buried in the federal regulations describing Medicare’s Appropriate Use Criteria Program, which launches January 1, is a pertinent detail: The immediate financial burden of noncompliance with Medicare’s diagnostic imaging requirements will fall squarely on providers that furnish these tests. Yes, that means radiology practices and hospital radiology departments, and not ordering providers. For now, 2020… Read More »

Planned Parenthood’s State Funding Protected With Supreme Court’s Decision Not To Hear Case

Five Supreme Court justices rejected an appeals case from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to withhold Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood. As a result, two lower court rulings stay in place that block the states from stripping funds from the women’s reproductive health organization. Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the three dissenting judges, accused… Read More »