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Demonstration Project Name
Medicare Imaging Demonstration
Demonstration Type
Completed Demos & Evaluation Reports
Year
2010
Description
Section 135(b)of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) mandates an Appropriate Use of Imaging Services demonstration project. The goal of the demonstration is to collect data regarding physician use of advanced diagnostic imaging services to determine the appropriateness of services in relation to established criteria and physician peers. The demonstration began on October 1, 2011, and ended on September 30, 2013. A Report to Congress is due 1 year from the end of the demonstration, or October 1, 2014.

Contact

For additional information, please contact the following mailbox resource: ImagingDemo135b@cms.hhs.gov

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