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Data: Actual imaging use far below president's recommended 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare
Date:6/19/2009

Instead of accepting the MedPAC recommendations without proper scrutiny, and given the vast disparity between actual use rates and what has recently been proposed, AMIC recommends that the Administration direct the Department of Health and Human Services to launch a public-private partnership tasked with collecting more comprehensive and accurate data from equipment scanning logs that measure the actual time an imaging machine is turned on and in use.


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