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ACR Members Urge House Rural Caucus Against Use of RBMs in Medicare and Change in Equipment Utilization Rate at Capitol Hill Briefing

ACR members Cassandra Foens, M.D., medical director of radiation oncology at Covenant Cancer Treatment Center in Waterloo, Iowa, James P. Borgstede, M.D., vice chair of radiology at the University of Colorado, and Michael M. Graham, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair of radiology and director or nuclear medicine at the University of Iowa, urged members of the U.S. House of Representatives Rural Caucus against using radiology benefits managers (RBMs) in the Medicare system and against a proposed imaging equipment utilization rate change from 50 percent to 95 percent at a June 24 Capitol Hill briefing.

http://www.acr.org/HomePageCategories/News/ACRNewsCenter/HouseRural...

Please let me know if you need to speak with an ACR spokesperson.

Shawn Farley
Director of Public Affairs
American College of Radiology
703.648.8936 Office
703.869.0292 Cell
sfarley@acr.org

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