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Congress report predicts blitz of reimbursement cuts

January 21, 2009 Diagnostic Imaging. Congress report predicts blitz of reimbursement cuts By H.A. Abella -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The American College of Radiology plans to fight proposals in the Congressional Budget Office's latest report on possible cost-cutting policies affecting medical imaging. College policy experts fear the report may represent the starting point for future payment cuts. The CBO report, Budget Options Volume I: HealthCare, was issued in December 2008. It contains more than 100 policy options for the Obama administration and the 111th Congress, some of which were aimed directly at advanced medical imaging services, according to ACR officials.

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