Application of an MPPR to the professional component of diagnostic imaging services performed on the same patient on the same day is an arbitrary and imprecise tool to control Medicare spending. Imposition of this policy will make it difficult for radiologists to keep free-standing imaging facilities open for business, threatening patient access to diagnostic imaging services.
We conducted a nationally representative poll of 1,000 registered voters. Americans spoke – and these are a few of the things they told us:
Americans said that radiology is absolutely essential to proper early detection, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions and they do not want to see it cut. They told us that Radiology Saves Lives.