Legislative Issues

Get issue summaries and bill-tracking information for multiple federal legislative issues the ACR is monitoring.

"Surprise" Billing

Congressional efforts continue to search for a legislative compromise to address the "surprise" medical billing issue. Several attempts have been made to include legislation passed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, House Education and Labor Committee and the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee.
Read more



Expanded Access to CT Lung Cancer Screening in Medicare

The ACR is actively working with Congress and CMS to ensure that Medicare fully covers CT lung cancer screening for patients at high-risk of developing lung cancer.
Read more



Teleradiology

ACR policy is to require physicians interpreting images in other states to be licensed in both the state where the image was generated as well as the state where the interpretation takes place.
Read more



Mammography Quality Standards Act

The intent of this legislation was to establish minimum standards to ensure that all women have access to quality mammography services.
Read more



Inappropriate Utilization

The dramatic proliferation in the volume of diagnostic medical imaging services performed by physicians, including non-radiologists, has inflicted a colossal burden on the U.S. health care system, especially Medicare.
Read more



Radiology Advocacy Network

RAN_320

The Radiology Advocacy Network is a group of radiologists across the country who are ensuring that radiology’s voice is heard at the local and federal levels.

Get Involved Today