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  • 02.25.10

    Nation’s CT Manufacturers Unveil New Industry-Wide Medical Radiation Patient Safety Features

    Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

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  • 11.16.09

    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Mammography Recommendations Will Turn Back the Clock on the War on Breast Cancer

    Damaging new guidelines released today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) opens the door for private insurers and Medicare to deny important mammography services to women and should be rejected outright…

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  • 11.5.09

    CMS Makes Seismic Cuts to Diagnostic Imaging That Will Devastate Patient Access to Care

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) last week published final regulations that will drastically reduce physician reimbursements for medical imaging services beginning in 2010…

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  • 10.14.09

    Patients and Physicians Rally on Capitol Hill to Preserve Access to Medical Imaging

    Access to Medical Imaging Coalition

    Survivors and patients with cancers and heart disease, along with patient advocate organizations and physicians, today urged policymakers to enhance early diagnosis of deadly diseases by preserving access to advanced imaging, such as MRI and CT scans, in final health care reform legislation…

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  • 09.10.09

    New Analysis Shows Serious Flaws with MedPAC Proposal to Raise Rate of Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Use to 90 Percent

    Access to Medical Imaging Coalition

    Assuming that diagnostic imaging equipment in physicians’ offices and independent testing facilities is utilized 90 percent of the time an office is open for business – as proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – is unrealistic based on fundamental economic principles and from a basic medical workflow perspective, according to a new analysis…

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  • 09.8.09

    New Survey: 71 Percent of Voters Oppose Medicare Cuts for Medical Imaging

    Access to Medical Imaging Coalition

    A public opinion survey released on the eve of President Obama’s Joint Address to Congress on health care shows that Americans recognize the value of medical imaging as a critical component of high-quality health care…

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  • 09.8.09

    Public Opinion Survey Shows Americans Value Medical Imaging

    Access to Medical Imaging Coalition

    New survey shows 71 percent of voters oppose to medicare cuts for medical imaging…

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  • 08.5.09

    Study Demonstrates Significant Benefits of F-FDG PET in Evaluating Colorectal Liver Metastases

    Access to Medical Imaging Coalition

    The Access to Medical Imaging Coalition (AMIC) announced today that a study published in this month’s Journal of Nuclear Medicine demonstrated the tremendous benefits of advanced imaging in the evaluation of colorectal liver metastases…

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  • 07.31.09

    AMIC Statement Regarding Analysis of Self-Referral of Imaging Services

    Access to Medical Imaging Coalition

    The Access to Medical Imaging Coalition (AMIC) said today that a serious analysis regarding the spending and volumes levels of diagnostic imaging must account for current data regarding Medicare spending and volume of diagnostic imaging…

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  • 07.29.09

    Patient Advocacy Groups Urge Congress and President to Preserve Access to Medical Imaging

    Patients and leading patient advocates from across the country, in partnership with the American Brain Tumor Association, Black Women’s Health Imperative, Colon Cancer Alliance, Lung Cancer Alliance and Society for Women’s Health Research…

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