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MedPAC > Recommendations > Improving payment accuracy and appropriate use of ancillary services (4)

Improving payment accuracy and appropriate use of ancillary services (4)

June 15, 2011

The Congress should direct the Secretary to establish a prior authorization program for practitioners who order substantially more advanced diagnostic imaging services than their peers.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.