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CMS Moves Forward With AUC Mandate in 2018 MPFS Final Rule

CMS recognized the importance of appropriate use criteria for diagnostic imaging by physicians who order and furnish the services as a qualifying high-weighted improvement activity.
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What’s New in R-SCAN

Don’t wait! Here are three easy steps to get your R-SCAN™ project moving in 2018.
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ACR Moves Forward With New Quality Measures

CMS has released the latest Measures Under Consideration. Learn which measures might be coming to MIPS.
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Peer Learning Focus at the ACR 2017 Conference on Quality and Safety

The importance of demonstrating and expanding value as radiologists was the central theme of the ACR Annual Conference on Quality and Safety, held in Boston Oct. 13–14, 2017.
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Incidental Findings: Q&A With Pari V. Pandharipande, MD, MPH

Pari V. Pandharipande, MD, MPH — Chair of the Committee on Incidental Findings — shares her insights about the impact that incidental findings white papers can have on quality and safety for patients.
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Quality Payment Program: Implementation in 2018 and Beyond

The final rule includes policies designed to provide clinicians with a smoother transition to the QPP, including reducing the burden on small and rural practices and introducing the ability of radiologists and other clinicians to create virtual groups. It also provides additional detail on clinician participation in APMs.
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EQUIP: Enhancing Quality Using the Inspection Program

The ACR has also updated the 2016 ACR Digital Mammography QC Manual Resources to show how using the Optional - Radiologist Image Quality Feedback form can help meet part of the EQUIP requirements.
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New and Improved Version of TRIAD Streamlines Web-Based Image Submission

In late 2017, the ACR will unveil an enhanced version of TRIAD for web-based submission of images
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New Digital Mammography Quality Control Manual and Phantom for Accreditation

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Keeping Up With Change in Breast Imaging

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Quality Payment Program: Expansion and Flexibility

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New Manual Helps Practices Stay Up-to-Date With CT Quality Control

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