H.R.3269 - Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2011

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure the continued access of Medicare beneficiaries to diagnostic imaging services. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure the continued access of Medicare beneficiaries to diagnostic imaging services. as introduced.
  • Short: Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Official: Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2011 as introduced.

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10/27/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Pete Olson

R-TX

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Official Summary

Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from applying a multiple procedure payment reduction policy to the professional component of imaging services fur

Official Summary

Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from applying a multiple procedure payment reduction policy to the professional component of imaging services furnished:
(1) in 2012; or
(2) in 2013 or a subsequent year unless the reduction is based on the data, analysis, and conclusions of a study completed by an expert panel of physician members from a national medical speciality society expert in the field of diagnostic imaging services.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.3269

  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • American College of Radiology
  • Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • PRC Medical
  • Association for Quality Imaging
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • ...and 1 more. See all.

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