Archive November 2018

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ASNC Informs Pennsylvania Members of the Patient Test Result Information Act

This communication is intended to update you on the unintended consequences of the Patient Test Result Information Act and to inform you of our efforts to inform key lawmakers and regulatory bodies of our concerns.

JumpStart: Understanding Employment Contract Basics: "Boilerplate" Provisions

In the last entry of this blog, we examined the concept of restrictive covenants and the phrase "incorporated by reference."  The latter phrase is what one might consider "boilerplate." 

JNC Impact Factor Soars

ASNC’s esteemed peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (JNC), achieved a new high when the Journal Citation Report (JCR) released its annual impact factor reports. JNC’s current impact factor is now at the highest in its history and is rapidly climbing the charts in two journal categories.

Join ASNC Now and Receive the Rest of 2018 for FREE!

ASNC invites you to become a 2019 member to support your career and the field of nuclear cardiology. Join the Society that is THE recognized leader in quality education and standards in the field of nuclear cardiology. When you join you will receive many valuable benefits to support your career!

Last Chance! Play "What Is This Image?" Deadline: 11/16!

Test your skills against other colleagues and submit your interpretation of our featured nuclear cardiology image.

Reminder: Complete RUC Survey; Concludes Monday, 11/12

The survey of new and revised 2020 PET and PET CT CPT codes is out now and will conclude on November 12, 2018.  Please check your email and junk email folders to see if you were selected to participate in the survey.

CMS Releases Final Rule for 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

On November 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized updates to payment policies and rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2019.