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On Tuesday, Congressman Erik Paulsen introduced another bill in an effort to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device tax. The Protect Medical Innovation Act received strong bipartisan support with 254 cosponsors, 27 of whom are Democrats. “The medical device tax continues to stifle innovation, cost American jobs, and drive up health care costs despite bipartisan opposition […]

Late Monday, both houses of Congress approved an extension of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, which includes American College of Radiology-backed requirements for imaging. One of the main provisions in the bill would incentivize ordering physicians to embrace appropriateness criteria when coordinating medical imaging exams for patients. It would deny payment to those providers […]