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Clinical Decision Support FAQ
4/18/2017
The ACR has shared a Clinical Decision Support background information sheet and frequently asked questions document on their website, which we believe will be of interest to AHRA members.
Click here to view.

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NE to Report Breast Density
4/28/2017
Governor Pete Ricketts signed LB195, Cheri's Law, on April 26, 2017 making Nebraska the 32nd state to report dense breast tissue to the patient through the mammography report. Cheri's Law is effective September 2, 2017.
Read more at Are You Dense?

Important New Compliance Resources
4/21/2017
Recent extremely helpful compliance guidance has been issued by both the US Department of Justice (DOJ), and the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG). Both compliance guidance resources should be considered by imaging providers/suppliers as they work to structure, implement, monitor, and evaluate effective compliance programs.
Read more in Link.

Clinical Decision Support FAQ
4/18/2017
The ACR has shared a Clinical Decision Support background information sheet and frequently asked questions document on their website, which we believe will be of interest to AHRA members.
Click here to view.

Iowa Enacts Breast Density Law
4/13/2017
Gov. Terry Branstad of Iowa has signed into law that state's version of breast density notification legislation, making Iowa the 31st U.S. state to do so. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2018. 
Read more at AuntMinnie.com.

KY Gov Signs Breast Density Notification Bill
4/12/2017
Kentucky has become the 30th U.S. state to enact a law that mandates women be told in their mammography reports whether they have dense breast tissue. The new law goes into effect in early July, according to the Are You Dense Advocacy group.
Read more at AuntMinnie.com

CA Introduces Minimum Wage for Students Bill
4/6/2017
Assembly Bill 387 would require health care entities to pay allied health students minimum wage for time spent in clinical or experiential training that is required for state licensure. 
Read more at CSRT.

OK Licensure Bill Passes Senate
3/31/2017
Senate Bill 782, a bill to license radiologic technologists in Oklahoma, recently passed the Oklahoma Senate with a 36 to 8 vote in favor of the bill. Currently Oklahoma licenses only radiologist assistants through the state medical board.
Read more at ASRT.

ND Preserves RT Licensure
3/31/2017
North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has signed Senate Bill 2198, a measure that maintains the state's radiologic technology licensure standards. 
Read more at ASRT.