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Partner News | Published: Tuesday, July 27, 2021ScImage, Inc., a leading provider of Cloud-centric enterprise imaging and reporting solutions, announces its partnership with Cardiology Consultants, PA of Spartanburg, SC (CCPA), a Cardiology group consisting
News | Published: Monday, July 19, 2021
In mid-July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released 2022 proposed rules for the Physician Fee Schedule and Outpatient Prospective Payment System. Highlights of note for cardiology are detailed below. MedAxiom and ACC staff are reviewing the proposed rules to identify additional topics of interest to members and will submit written comments at the end of the summer.
Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 15, 2021Marc Toth can be contacted at email@example.com. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) in early July and there were major cuts
Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 15, 2021
Vector provides the expert, timely cardiac insights that clinics need to deliver the highest level of care.
Partner News | Published: Monday, July 12, 2021
With the move toward quality-based care as a means of defining success and reimbursement, cardiovascular conditions have come under intense scrutiny. It is in the interest of patients and healthcare systems alike to deliver effective patient education to improve patient satisfaction. According to an online article in Nursing2021, “Someday reimbursement to healthcare facilities may include providing proof of properly educating patients. So, providers need to perfect the delivery of patient education in order to increase patient satisfaction, patient care, and hospital reimbursements.” It’s time to evaluate the efficacy of these programs and create a new standard in patient education.
News | Published: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from the American Hospital Association (AHA) and other hospital groups challenging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' site-neutral payment policy for hospital outpatient visits. The decision allows the continuation of Medicare payment cuts to off-campus hospital-based clinics.
Partner News | Published: Friday, July 2, 2021Following the transfer of Hitachi Ltd.’s diagnostic imaging business to Fujifilm Corporation earlier as announced on March 31, 2021 Hitachi Healthcare Americas Corporation will officially take the new
Philips Integrated Cardiovascular Solutions Helps CV Programs Deliver Consistent, High Quality, Cost-Effective Care
Partner News | Published: Thursday, June 24, 2021
As the pandemic recedes and more patients seek care, health systems will face more complex patient pathology due to the delayed procedures as well as mounting deficits that will accelerate the need to reduce costs and shift to value-based care.
Partner News | Published: Monday, June 21, 2021
ScImage, Inc., a leading provider of Cloud-centric enterprise imaging and reporting solutions, celebrates its partnership with National Cardiovascular Management (“NCM”), a national consulting and management company that partners with entrepreneurial physicians to design and develop state-of-the-art outpatient cath lab facilities with the highest quality equipment and technology.
News | Published: Friday, May 28, 2021
Recently the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released the report of an audit focused on cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and pulmonary rehabilitation (PR). The audit was performed on claims from the third highest paid provider in the country in combined Medicare claims for both outpatient CR and PR.