CMS Releases Final 2023 Physician Fee Reimbursements

CMS Releases Final 2023 Physician Fee Reimbursements

Despite the input of healthcare facilities, physicians, and health-related associations and societies, the CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for 2023 will see a reduction in the face of the highest inflation rates in 40 years. The CMS conversion factor falls to $33.0067 in 2023 — down from $34.6062 in 2022 — resulting in approximately…

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To thrive in today’s turbulent environment, radiologists must embrace technology

To thrive in today’s turbulent environment, radiologists must embrace technology

Radiologists, like other healthcare professionals, are experiencing profound burnout. A major contributor is the constant stream of disruptions that punctuate their days and interrupt the work of interpreting studies for referring physicians and their patients. Becker’s Hospital Review recently spoke with Dhruv Chopra, CEO of Collaborative Imaging, about the workflow challenges facing both radiologists and referring…

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US Radiology Faces Class Action Lawsuit after Data Breach

US Radiology Faces Class Action Lawsuit after Data Breach

  proposed class action suit has been filed against US Radiology Specialists (USRS) over a data breach occurring in December 2021. Plaintiffs Ariann J-Hanna and Nicole Pyle, residents of Tucson, AZ, claimed “individually and on behalf of all other similarly situated” that USRS did not fulfill their responsibility to keep secure and protect sensitive patient…

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Modern Healthcare: Helping physician practices remain independent amid waves of consolidation

Modern Healthcare: Helping physician practices remain independent amid waves of consolidation

Dhruv Chopra formed Collaborative Imaging in 2018 to support independent radiology practices. Collaborative Imaging is a physician-owned alliance of independent private radiology practices with the common goal of providing best in class patient care using the right mix of technology, innovative processes, and a business model with the agility to adapt in a rapidly changing…

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