Archive January 2021

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'Nuclear Cardiology Today' Goes Virtual; Meet the Program Co-chairs

ASNC's practice-focused Nuclear Cardiology Today will be back Thursday, April 29, through Sunday, May 2, with a series of virtual live and recorded sessions designed to bring cardiology teams up to speed on the latest advances in SPECT and PET as well as provide guidance on running an efficient, productive lab amid current challenges. 

'We Have Great Reason for Optimism,' Says ASNC 2021 President

"This is a good year to be a healthcare worker," said Randall C. Thompson, MD, FASNC, at ASNC2020, where he delivered the Society's traditional President-elect's Address to nuclear cardiology professionals who logged on to the annual meeting from all around the globe.

ASNC Asks Medicare Contractors to Clarify Coverage in Proposed Stress Testing LCD

In comments submitted to First Coast Service Options and Novitas Solutions, ASNC noted that the two Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) clearly had consulted cardiologists as they developed a proposed local coverage determination (LCD) for Cardiology: Non-Emergent Stress Testing. ASNC offered support for the draft policy overall but also asked for clarification in a few areas.