The CMS has allowed for a 16% increase in reimbursement fees for SPECT nuclear imaging services. The move will benefit practices that have been affected by the 36% reimbursement cuts for the imaging procedure that took effect Jan. 1 as part of the 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. According to ASNC, the move increases myocardial perfusion imaging payouts between 16% and 105% based on prior 2010 rates.

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