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Radiation oncology leaders talk Medicare payment reform

AuntMinnie

Radiation oncology organizations have come together in an effort to reform Medicare payments for radiation therapy services. The alliance comes in the wake of cuts to Medicare payments for radiation therapy services, which the organizations say threatens patient access to cancer care.

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Senators press congressional leaders to address radiologist Medicare pay cut

Radiology Business

“After three consecutive years of Medicare payment reductions, healthcare providers are at a breaking point," 32 bipartisan members of the Senate wrote recently.

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CMS seeks to improve transparency among Medicare Advantage plans

Radiology Business

Such insurers are slated to collect more than $7 trillion over the next decade, with MA now accounting for over 50% of all Medicare enrollment.

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The impact of Medicare payment cuts on radiology and patient care access

Radiology Business

RBMA President Kit Crancer said continued cuts will result in Medicare patients losing access to care when health systems and providers determine it is no longer economical.

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2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Includes Payment Reductions for Radiology

Healthcare Administrative Partners

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule for 2024 , including provisions for both Medicare reimbursement and the Quality Payment Program (QPP).

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Stabilizing Medicare Reimbursement: A Plan For Action

Diagnostic Imaging

Noting that the Medicare conversion factor in 2024 could be lower than the rate in 1993, this author discusses three key issues that need to be addressed by government leaders in order to ensure equitable Medicare reimbursement for radiologists and other physicians.

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Medicare Proposed Rule For 2024 Will Not Improve Radiology Reimbursement

Healthcare Administrative Partners

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) rules for 2024, including provisions for the Quality Payment Program (QPP).