Chest pain toolkit - This Executive Summary outlines the well-validated data for supporting widespread coverage of utilization for Coronary CT Angiography (CCTA). Citing over 30 studies the toolkit offers support of the diagnostics accuracy, clinical outcomes, societal guidelines, radiation considerations and economic impact of CCTA.
Healthcare Policy Statement on the Utility of Coronary Computed Tomography for Evaluation of Cardiovascular Conditions and Preventive Healthcare: From the Health Policy Working Group of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Watch these sessions with a focus on advocacy from SCCT2016 — the 11th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, which took place in Orlando, Florida.
Medicare Targeted Probe and Educate
Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) have created webinars, YouTube videos and other informational resources to communicate about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Targeted Probe and Educate initiative. This initiative is aimed to strengthen Medicare's review of claims and medical record documentation.
Some SCCT members have had recent experience with being selected for this review. SCCT encourages all providers to take time to view these important materials. Below are links to the Medicare Administrative Contractor websites with important information on the Targeted Probe and Educate initiative. Please note that some of these sites require you to log in to view content.
Important CM Resources