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Coding For Enhanced Interventional Radiology Reimbursement

Healthcare Administrative Partners

The importance of accurate and complete coding cannot be overemphasized for any area of radiology, but the complexity of interventional radiology (IR) coding makes it even more critical for optimal reimbursement.

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Ala. health system advisers get interventional radiology earful

AuntMinnie

Medicaid reimbursement, cost-saving, and radiologist recruitment issues are contributing to a drastic reduction of interventional radiology services in Tuscaloosa, home to the University of Alabama, and surrounding communities. Others quoted by the Alabama Daily News report cited Medicaid reimbursement as a factor.

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Interventional Radiology Study Shows Low Breast Cancer Recurrence 16 Months After Cryoablation

Diagnostic Imaging

to 9 cm, image-guided cryoablation was associated with a 10 percent recurrence rate at 16 months, according to research recently presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) conference. In a cohort of patients with invasive breast cancer and tumor sizes ranging between 0.3

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ChatGPT may help educate interventional radiology patients

AuntMinnie

ChatGPT is a relatively safe and accurate tool for patient education in interventional radiology, according to a study published October 23 in CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology. Ultimately, no response was identified as potentially harmful, the researchers noted. The researchers noted pitfalls.

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Coding for enhanced interventional radiology reimbursement

AuntMinnie

The importance of accurate and complete coding cannot be overemphasized for any area of radiology, but the complexity of interventional radiology (IR) coding makes it even more critical for optimal reimbursement. Erin Stephens. This is especially attractive to large practices of 16 or more eligible clinicians.

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Is interventional radiology ready for augmented reality?

AuntMinnie

Recent accomplishments with performing the first AR-assisted shoulder replacement demonstrate progress and indicate that the translation of AR technology into the interventional radiology suite may be approaching, the group added.

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Virtual reality reduces interventional radiology procedure pain, anxiety

AuntMinnie

Using virtual reality (VR)-based sedation during interventional radiology procedures reduces patient pain and anxiety, researchers have found. The study results were published March 12 in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.