Archive January 2019

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Register Now for ASNC's FIT program, March 15, 2019 in New Orleans, La.

Registration is now open for ASNC's highly regarded Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT for Fellows-in-Training.

ASNC and ASE Announce 2019 QCDR Designation for ImageGuide Registry

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) are pleased to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have approved the ImageGuide Registry® as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for 2019. The designation as a QCDR allows the ImageGuide Registry to submit provider data to meet reporting requirements under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for the 2019 reporting year. The ImageGuide Registry has been recognized annually as a QCDR since 2015.

Don't Miss Out! Submit Your Application for Leadership Development Program; Deadline is this Thursday, 1/31!

The ASNC Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a three-year mentorship program developed to prepare future leaders of the society and the field of nuclear cardiology.

'Take Action' with ASNC - Join Us in Asking Congress to Give Physicians Relief from the AUC Mandate

Unless Congress acts, the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Program for advanced diagnostic imaging will be implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), first with a testing period in 2020 and then with full implementation in 2021.

Update: Pennsylvania "Patient Test Result Information Act"

In response to stakeholder comments, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) will delay fines for noncompliance with the Act for one year. During this period, the state will develop educational materials to prepare physicians for the Act. 

ASNC Welcomes Rob Beanlands, MD, FASNC as its 26th President

On behalf of the nuclear cardiology community, we extend thanks to ASNC 2018 President Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC, for his leadership and service during ASNC’s 25th anniversary year.