Regulations & Policy

Aimed at food manufacturers, chain restaurants and food service operators, the document offers target sodium levels for some 163 categories of processed, prepared and packaged foods.

Healthcare access has improved thanks to advances and higher adoption of telemedicine.

 

The Food and Drug Administration has approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

 

President Joe Biden has released a COVID-19 action plan to combat the virus, requiring roughly 100 million workers to get vaccinated or tested weekly.

The American Medical Association has released its 2022 updates to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set.

 

Healthcare workers in Colorado are required to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

The Biden administration has given healthcare organizations extra time to comply with a price transparency rule.

 

Medicare’s Shared Savings Program (MSSP) saw its best financial performance in 2020, with 513 participating ACOs saving the CMS more than $4 billion gross and almost $2 billion net. 

Why is it common for patients with no coverage at all to pay much lower prices than their insured peers—or for those with high-deductible plans to pay out of pocket even after reaching the high deductible?

A healthcare system in Tennessee is still suing patients for uncollected debt even after it’s been sold and some of its facilities were repurposed by the buyer. 

Dozens of medical groups have banded together in support of mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare workers. 

 

The vast majority of hospitals are not following through on a recent requirement to publish their list prices online, according to a recent study from PatientRightsAdvocate.com.

 

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The United States has faced a growing shortage of physicians for some time. This long-term trend—coupled with the pandemic and increased imaging demand throughout 2021—have led to a highly competitive radiologist employment market at a time when practices find themselves short-staffed, overworked, and in need of relief.

Can you recall the last shift during which you spent close to 100% of your time on clinical duties?

Medical malpractice claims are a significant source of anxiety for all radiologists. Unfortunately, decisions made in the heat of the moment, with the absolute best intentions, can still land a specialist in court.

   
   
   
   
   
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