AMIC opposes prior authorization for imaging

04/12/2013 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

The Access to Medical Imaging Coalition is urging Congress not to support Medicare requirements for imaging prior authorization included in President Barack Obama's proposed budget. The program will "not only produce zero cost savings, it will insert an artificial middleman between physicians and their patients," said coalition Executive Director Tim Trysla. The AMIC is calling instead for the use of appropriateness criteria developed by physicians, as well as decision-support systems.

View Full Article in:

AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Corporate Life Sciences Lawyer (3-5 years exp)
Ropes & Gray LLP
Boston, MA; San Francisco, CA; Silicon Valley, CA, MA
Director of Accreditation
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Health Services Researcher
AARP
Washington, DC
Chief Executive Officer
Center for Improving Value in Healthcare
Denver, CO
Senior director risk adjustor and coding doc
Novant Health
Charlotte, NC