Radiologist professionals using computed tomography equipment that does not comply with new dose management standards published a year ago will see significant Medicare payment decreases starting in January 2016.

That’s an overlooked provision in Sec. 218 of H.R. 4302, the “doc-fix” legislation President Obama signed recently to put another patch on the Medicare SGR formula for physician payments, and delay the ICD-10 compliance date and auditing enforcement of the hospital two-midnight payment policy.

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