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CMS spares cardiac CTA reimbursement cuts

Health Imaging News, March 17, 2008
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced it has decided not to issue a national coverage determination for cardiac CTA. If CMS had issued the determination, it would have drastically limited patient access to cardiac computed tomography angiography. The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance lobbied hard to stop the potential cuts, and praised CMS' decision.