ACR Bulletin

Covering topics relevant to the practice of radiology

February 2020

Feb cover - hand x ray

In This Issue

  • E/M Changes in 2021

    The ACR remains concerned about the sizable cuts the MPFS Final Rule will impose upon radiology and other medical providers that do not frequently bill E/M services.
  • The Element of Surprise

    Patients should not be in the middle of disputes between physicians and insurers.
  • Opening Doors

    Pediatric radiologists in the AAP’s Section on Radiology are helping to inform the conversation around imaging in children.
  • Reading the Signs

    Radiologists can, and should, add value to the care of intimate partner violence patients — in and beyond the reading room.
  • Finding My Calling

    The RT-radiologist relationship is an important one, especially in rural areas.
  • Listen and Respond

    The ACR’s military radiologist group addresses issues such as quality, safety, mass casualties, emergency radiology, and teleradiology.
  • Being an Advocate

    A radiologist discusses how being a volunteer outside of work influenced her professional life and helped her handle burnout.