Monday, July 25, 2016 07:01 PM

CSRT is now accepting nominations for the Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term.

Nominations may be submitted by any CSRT voting member. All nominees shall be voting members of the CSRT and the ASRT, reside within the State of California, and practice in the radiologic science profession. Officers must be voting members in the CSRT for at least one (1) year preceding nomination.

Officer positions for election include President-Elect and four Director-at-large positions. The President-Elect shall serve for a term of one (1) year as president-elect, one (1) year as president, and one (1) year as immediate past president. Directors-at-large shall serve for a period of one (1) year. All terms shall begin at the close of each annual conference. For more information, please see the CSRT By-laws.

As a courtesy, please check with the person you are nominating to ensure they are willing and able to serve in the position before submitting his/her nomination.

Nominations must be submitted by September 29, 2017.

Complete the Nomination Form Online

Members may also download the Nomination Form [.pdf] and submit it by mail, fax, or email.

Friday, July 01, 2016 03:05 PM

3D Mammography - Breast Tomosynthesis payer denials: A strategy to secure reimbursement

You have a right to be paid for providing service!

Providers of 3D Mammography/Breast Tomosynthesis are flooding the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) with requests for Independent Medical Reviews (IMRs). DMHC has received over 400 IMR requests per week. Currently they have about 325 decisions.  90% of IMRs filed have been overturned and claims paid by the insurer.

Below is a link to CA AB bill No. 2764, which states in part, “Existing law, the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, provides for the licensure and regulation of health care service plans by the Department of Managed Health Care, and makes a willful violation of its provisions a crime. Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Existing law requires health care service plan contracts, except specialized health care service plan contracts, and certain health insurance policies to provide coverage for mammography for screening and diagnostic purposes.

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