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2016 Medicare Penalty for Non-Compliant CT Scanners

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Compliance, Medicare, Notifications | 0 comments

Subject: 2016 Medicare Penalty for Non-Compliant CT Scanners As you may have heard, significant reimbursement penalties loom for Medicare providers whose CT scanners are not up to the standards defined in a bill passed into law earlier this year. H.R. 4302 “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” states that providers of CT services whose scanners are not compliant with the NEMA XR-29-2013 standard will be subject to a 5% reimbursement penalty, effective January 1, 2016. The penalty increases to 15% in 2017. What is the NEMA XR-29-2013 standard? The standard, titled “Standard...

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Toshiba Partnership

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Phoenix Technology Corporation Partners with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. to Offer ACR Accreditation Support Services to MRI Customers. WOODSTOCK, GEORGIA (January 10, 2012) – Phoenix Technology Corporation (PTC) announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. to offer American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation support services to Toshiba’s magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) customers. Through this arrangement, Toshiba’s MRI clients will be provided turnkey physics solutions to...

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