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No Medical, Cost Benefit to Imaging Self-Referral, American College of Radiology Study



1/3/2011 7:51:37 AM

MedPageToday -- Medicare should stop paying doctors who "self-refer" for imaging on equipment they own or lease -- excluding payments for x-rays -- because in most cases self-referral neither shortens the length of an illness nor provides cost-saving benefits, said researchers in the field.

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