The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a Virtual Office Hours session regarding the 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System and the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule on Thursday, September 3, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET.

AMA and CMS jointly announced that agreement has been reached on important elements of a "grace period" for the October 1, 2015, implementation of the ICD-10 diagnosis code set.

Updated CMS Resources for ICD-10 Implementation

SCCT announces the finalists for the 9th Annual Toshiba Young Investigator Awards

Claims Processing Update from CMS — Information Regarding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

Senate passes the "Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act

Medicare Reimbursement Update: The negative 21% payment rate adjustment under current law for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is scheduled to take effect on April 1, 2015.

CMS Provider Education Message: Attention Health Professionals: Information Regarding the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

SCCT Statement on the SCOT-HEART Trial

SCCT Statement on the PROMISE Trial

Norm Linsky, MPA, MA has been selected as the Society's new Executive Director

UK IRC
The UK Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Radiologists, and the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging has jointly published a CTCA Standards document.

SCCT updates 2009 guidelines for the interpretation and reporting of coronary computed tomographic angiography.

2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

SCCT Leadership Named to Thomson Reuters' List of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014

President's page: Implementation of coronary CT angiography to assess chest pain patients in the Emergency Department eACallforAction!

SCCT Releases New Guidelines for Patients Presenting with Acute Chest Pain to the Emergency Department

SCCT Endorses "Approaches to Enhancing Radiation Safety in Cardiovascular Imaging: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association." AHA Scientific Statement

ACC / AAP/ AHA / ASE / HRS / SCAI / SCCT / SCMR / SOPE 2014 Appropriate Use Criteria for Initial Transthoracic Echocardiography in Outpatient Pediatric Cardiology

SCCT Joins the Access to Medical Imaging Coalition

UK IRC
The UK Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Radiologists, and the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging has jointly published a CTCA Standards document.

Korea IRC
The 3rd Annual Meeting of SCCT Korea IRC
February 13-15, 2015

ASCI-2015/ The 9th Congress of Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
June 11-13, 2015

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