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Congress has just passed, and the President has signed into law, new legislation that resolves the perpetual threats to physician service payments billed under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (…
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The European Cyberknife Center Munich-Grosshadern (ECZM) in cooperation with the Department of Urology, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, treats low and intermediate risk prostate cancer…
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On February 5, 2015 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final ruling on the use of low dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening.
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ASCO endorses the AUA/ASTRO guideline on adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy by Thompson et al, published in 2013 in Journal of Urology, with qualifying statements developed by the…
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On October 31, 2014 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2015 Medicare Final Rules for Hospitals, Physicians, and Freestanding Centers. An overview of the rules and the…
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MD Buyline, a market intelligence organization providing independent analysis and reporting to the healthcare industry, measures user satisfaction based on evaluations by more than 3,300 hospitals in…
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made a formal proposal Monday to start paying for low-dose CT scans to look for lung tumors for people with a high risk of the world’s No. 1…
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Dr. Adler had no idea that it would take 18 years before his next step, the CyberKnife, would treat its first patient. Stanford Hospital was the first to own a CyberKnife.
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Per the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, after skin cancer. Accuray technologies provide non-invasive treatment options to treat this disease. During the…
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The Revolution of Robotic Stereotactic Radiotherapy (Robotic Radiosurgery) in Lung Cancer Editors: Pierre-Yves Bondiau, M.D., Ph.D. (Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice, France)
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Wellpoint Anthem Updates SRS/SBRT Policy to Cover Prostate Cancer Effective July 15 , 2014 early stage prostate cancer patients insured by Wellpoint Anthem will now have access to SRS/SBRT .…
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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has recently conducted an assessment to update its initial findings from a comparative effectiveness review (CER No. 20) published in 2010 on…
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We applaud the efforts of the Agency for Health Care Reform and Quality for their efforts in completing an updated review of the evidence for Radiotherapy Treatments for Head and Neck Cancer. …
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On February 20, 2014 Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield revised their coverage policy to now include SBRT for the treatment of prostate cancer for centers contracted with them in 31 counties of Upstate…
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Effective April 1, 2014, UnitedHealthcare will implement a new online prior authorization program for key radiation oncology services for patients with specific Medicare Advantage Plans.