radRounds Radiology Network

Connecting Radiology | Enabling collaboration and professional development

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- Maryland Court Upholds Self-Referral Ban
By Sara Michael

Maryland’s highest court ruled to uphold the state’s self-referral law — a major win for radiology professionals.

“It’s big, because it shows that the intent of the legislature was to control utilization and provide high quality [care],” said Alan Kaye, chair of the radiology department at Bridgeport Hospital, Yale New Have Health System in Bridgeport, Conn. “It’s a victory for radiology and for patients.”


The Maryland Court of Appeals this week affirmed a lower court ruling that bars physicians from referring patients for MRI, CT, and radiotherapy procedures conducted by someone in the same group practice.

See full article and related articles at DiagnosticImaging.com
This article was republished with permission from CMPMedica, LLC

Views: 34

Comment

You need to be a member of radRounds Radiology Network to add comments!

Join radRounds Radiology Network

Sponsor Ad

© 2017   Created by radRounds Radiology Network.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service