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1) Amazon launches telemedicine program

Will make healthcare services available to private employers nationwide

2) Dignity Health agrees to $10 million settlement over False Claims allegations

Accused of improperly billing Medicare for surgical procedures

3) Aetna first to cover MR-guided focused ultrasound for essential tremor

The condition is estimated to affect 10 million Americans

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Press Room

Radiotracer effective for detection and assessment of lung fibrosis: SNMMI
June 14, 2021
United Imaging splashes out at SNMMI 2021 with clinical and preclinical technologies, total-body AI and business
June 11, 2021
PartsSource unveils new operations dashboard to give clients real-time insights across medical device supply chain
June 11, 2021
Xenco Medical unveils HoloMedX, the first glasses-free holographic surgical simulation platform at the VR/AR Global Summit
June 11, 2021
Arcoma receives first order on the new product, OMNERA 500A
June 11, 2021
MXR Imaging chooses Konica Minolta for their Partners In Imaging Excellence Program
June 11, 2021
X-ray scanner spots cancers and analyzes drugs in minutes
June 10, 2021
Accuray expands commercialization of ClearRT helical fan-beam kVCT imaging for the Radixact System with CE mark certification
June 10, 2021
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and Mentice to establish a Simulation Center of Excellence for interventional radiology
June 10, 2021
Canon Medical’s Digital PET/CT System receives FDA clearance for AI-based Image reconstruction technology
June 10, 2021

Insurance

Insurer disputes clinic's claim for $150 million in COVID-19-related losses
Carilion Clinic seeks recovery from AGLIC 'all risk' commercial property policy
Successful installations of Dunlee liquid metal bearing CT replacement tubes in USA

Tubes available in USA and Europe for Revolution™ Evo and Optima™ CT 660

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Non-emergency ambulance spending dropped 70% with prior authorization
Could reduce unnecessary spending on ambulance transportation
More radiologists joining ACOs, taking up value-based care in practices
The programs create quality and cost targets to meet in exchange for financial incentives
Acquisitions driving up Medicare spending on hospital-based imaging: study
Sent spending up $40 million over a four-year period
CMS warns hospitals they must disclose prices of care to consumers
Around two-thirds of the largest U.S. providers have not complied with the hospital price transparency final rule
Three unrecommended preventive services cost Medicare $325 million annually
Researchers examine seven patient-specific services graded D by USPSTF
Dignity Health agrees to $10 million settlement over False Claims allegations
Accused of improperly billing Medicare for surgical procedures
ACR, SPR ask Anthem to cover hospital-based imaging for children, 10 and above
Anthem is trying to steer older pediatric patients to freestanding imaging options
CMS to boost Medicare inpatient provider payments by $2.5 billion
Will set payment rates based on 2019 data instead of pandemic-impacted 2020 data
Aetna first to cover MR-guided focused ultrasound for essential tremor
The condition is estimated to affect 10 million Americans
Three steps for stabilizing advanced imaging pricing and utilization
Addressing the dysfunction of the current Medicare payment system for advanced imaging
US lawmakers call CMS radiopharmaceutical payment policy 'flawed'
Seeking a meeting to change policy and create greater access to nuclear medical imaging
What payers and providers need to know about the ONC and CMS information blocking rules
Insights from Scott Galbari, chief technology officer at Lyniate
Telehealth doctor pleads guilty for role in conspiracy to defraud Medicare
Prescribed orthopedic braces to patients whom he had neither spoken to nor evaluated
Amazon launches telemedicine program
Will make healthcare services available to private employers nationwide
Lawsuit against UnitedHealthcare over refusal to cover proton therapy moves forward
The insurer administered ERISA plans to block coverage because it was too expensive, alleges the suit
Quality improvement program for Medicare could save $433 million in imaging costs
R-SCAN supports collaboration across referrers, radiologists and patients
CMS final rule speeds up Medicare coverage of 'breakthrough' devices
The rule enables eligible devices to be covered by Medicare at the same time they are approved by the FDA