Journal of the American College of Radiology

California breast density law slow to have an impact

Ten months after California legislators enacted a controversial law mandating that radiologists notify women if they have dense breast tissue, UC Davis researchers have found that half of primary care physicians are still ...

Jan 28, 2015
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Multiple procedure payment reduction policy needs work

(HealthDay)—Current Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) multiple procedure payment reduction (MPPR) policy overestimated the work efficiencies in physician services when same-session, multiple imaging services ...

Apr 12, 2013
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Mammogram interpretation agreement varies by finding

(HealthDay)—Agreement between community-based radiologists and an expert radiology panel for interpreting mammograms is high for cancer cases and obvious findings, but is low for subtle and asymmetric lesions, calcifications, ...

Nov 09, 2012
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