IDEAS-Study Medicare Claim Denials – Please Let Us Know! – 5.30.2016

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TO:  IDEAS Study PET imaging facility administrators (please forward as needed to coders and billers) The IDEAS Study is aware that a number of Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and Medicare Advantage plans are denying claims for amyloid PET scans performed under the IDEAS Study Coverage with Evidence Development (CED) program.  Continue Reading

IDEAS Study Medicare Claim Denials – Please Let Us Know!- 5.30.2016

TO: IDEAS Study PET imaging facility administrators (please forward as needed to coders and billers) The IDEAS Study is aware that a number of Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and Medicare Advantage plans are denying claims for amyloid PET scans performed under the IDEAS Study Coverage with Evidence Development (CED) program. Continue Reading

Post-PET Visit and Clinical Assessment Form Completion – 5.16.2016

To: Referring Physicians: Please review the frequently asked questions (FAQ) and responses below: Question: It was my understanding the dementia specialist didn’t have to wait 90 days to see the patient for follow up. Is there any way that the specialist would eventually be able to input the POST-PET data Continue Reading

Dr.Hamid Sami

Alzheimer’s study underway on a potential diagnostic tool

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  • May 2, 2016
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By Jocelyn Maminta Medical/Health Reporter Published: April 27, 2016, 5:27 pm MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A nationwide study is underway that could improve the standard of care for Alzheimer’s Disease.The focus is on brain images – that may be able to help doctors determine if someone has Alzheimer’s.An image of Continue Reading