Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation – Effective Jan 1 2012

December 9, 2010

Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation – Effective January 1, 2012

Beginning January 1, 2012, suppliers furnishing the technical component of advanced diagnostic imaging services for which payment is made under the physician fee schedule must be accredited by a CMS-designated accreditation organization. In the case where a physician chooses to contract out those services to an accredited mobile unit, the physician must be accredited in order to bill Medicare for such services. For more information regarding advanced diagnostic imaging, please visit  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website.

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