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 ...

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, ...

Nov 09, 2012
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